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Rock Star Tab
Rock Star
Words By Art P. Alexakis
Music By Everclear
Songs From An American Movie Volume 2: Good Time For A Bad Attitude

ALL STRINGS TUNED DOWN 1/2 step!

HIGH TO LOW (Eb Bb Gb Db Ab Eb)

All Chords are written with respect to that tuning 
		(ie A becomes G#)

    F#    F E     F F#
eb|----------------------| x6 (Play the end F# only once on last time)
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-5-5--|
Ab|-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-5-5--|
Eb|-3-3-3-2-1-1-1-2-3-3--|
pm........................(very heavy muting)

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B     Bb 
eb|-----------------------------------| x3
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-2--|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
     I don't want to be a loser  
No! I don't want to be an almost was. 
I don't want to be a white trash working class chump, 

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B       
eb|-----------------------------------| x1
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-----3-|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
I don't want to be a loser anymore.

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B     Bb 
eb|-----------------------------------| x3
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-2--|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
That's why I want to be a rock star.
I want to be the king. I want to be on top, yeah. 
I just want to be a rock star.Yeah  now I just want to be famous. 

    C#              D#      B
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5------5--|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5------5--|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-3------3--|
Eb|------------------------------------|
I want to be the guy that everybody wants (laughter).

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B       
eb|-----------------------------------| x1
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-----3-|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B     Bb 
eb|-----------------------------------| x3
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-2--|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
pm.....................................(heavy palm muting)
 I want to be on TV shows and wear designer clothes. 
I want a girlfriend who does not drink beer. 
I want to drive a fast car and sleep with certain movie stars. 

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B       
eb|-----------------------------------| x1
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-----3-|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
pm...... . . .  . . . .  .            (loosen palm muting as you play)
I want to sing the songs that all those little people want to hear. 

     F#   Bb B     C C#    C B     Bb 
eb|-----------------------------------| x3
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Db|--5-5-5-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Ab|--5-5-5-2-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-2--|
Eb|--3-3-3----------------------------|
I just want to be a rock star.
 I want to be like all those people up in first class.
 I just want to be a rock star. 

    C#              D#      B
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5----------|
Db|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-5----------|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-3----------|
Eb|------------------------------------|
I want to tell the little people they can kiss my ass. 

    F#    F E   A Bb B   Bb A   E F#
eb|---------------------------------| x7
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-------------3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-----|
Db|-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-|
Ab|-5-5-5-4-3-3-1-2-3-3-3-2-1-1-3-4-|
Eb|-3-3-3-2-1-1-----------------1-2-|
I just want to be a rock star. 
I just want to get laid. 
I just want to be a rock star, a different girl for every different day. 

(Solo over the above riff x4, tabbed by Ehrik. Listen to the song to get down the bends and timing and stuff.)
eb|--------------------------|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
Bb|----------------3--3b--3--|----------------------------|-----12------12------12--15-15b-|
Gb|-5b----5b----5------------|--5b--5--3-----3-/12----12--|-14------12------14-------------|
Db|--------------------------|------------5---------------|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------|----------------------------|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------|----------------------------|--------------------------------|

eb|------------------------|----------------------------------|---------------15--18--18b--|
Bb|-12------12--15---------|----15-----15-----15--18p15----15-|-10b---15--18---------------|
Gb|-----14----------15h-17-|-------17b----17b-----------17----|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|----------------------------------|----------------------------|

eb|-18b----15-18-15----15-18-15----15--------------|-----------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------17----------17----17p-15----15h|17--15-------------15--18--15--18b-|
Gb|------------------------------------------17----|-------17p-15--17------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

    F#    F E     F F#
eb|----------------------| x4 (Play the end F# only once on last time)
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-5-5--|
Ab|-5-5-5-4-3-3-3-4-5-5--|
Eb|-3-3-3-2-1-1-1-2-3-3--|

     G#    C C#    D D#    D C#    C 
eb|-----------------------------------| x3
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------6-7-7-7-8-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-6--|
Db|--7-7-7-6-7-7-7-8-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-6--|
Ab|--7-7-7-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-4--|
Eb|--5-5-5----------------------------|
pm . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
That's why I want to be a rock star, be like all those guys MTV.
I just want to be a rock star.

     G#    C C#    D D#    D C#      
eb|-----------------------------------| 
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|--------6-7-7-7-8-9-9-9-8-7-----7-|
Db|--7-7-7-6-7-7-7-8-9-9-9-8-7-----7-|
Ab|--7-7-7-4-5-5-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-----5-|
Eb|--5-5-5----------------------------|
 I want to make those girls on the Real World fantasize about me. 

     A#    D D#    E  F         E D#    D 
eb|----------------------------------------| x3
Bb|----------------------------------------|
Gb|--------8-9-9-9-10-11-11-11-10-9-9-9-8--|
Db|--9-9-9-8-9-9-9-10-11-11-11-10-9-9-9-8--|
Ab|--9-9-9-6-7-7-7--8--9--9--9--8-7-7-7-6--|
Eb|--7-7-7---------------------------------|
I just want to be a rock star. 
I want to be the king. I want to be on top. 
I just want to be a rock star. I just want to be famous. 

    F                       G           D# 
eb|------------------------------------------------| x2
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-9--9--9--9-|
Db|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-9--9--9--9-|
Ab|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--11-11-11-11-7--7--7--7-|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|
Everybody everywhere wants to be famous and 
everybody everywhere wishes they could tell 

    F                       G           D# 
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-9----------|
Db|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-9----------|
Ab|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--11-11-11-11-7----------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|
everybody everywhere to go to Hell. 

    A#    A G# C# D D#    D C# G# A
eb|---------------------------------| x8
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|-------------7-8-9-9-9-8-7-7-----|
Db|-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-8-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-8-|
Ab|-9-9-9-8-7-7-5-6-7-7-7-6-5-5-7-8-|
Eb|-7-7-7-6-5-5-----------------5-6-|
I just want to be a rock star. 
I just want to get high. 
I just want to party like a rock star until the day I die. 
I just want to be a rock star
I just want to be a rock star
I just want to be a rock star
I just want to be a rock star
I just want to be a rock star

    A#    A G#    A A#
eb|----------------------| x4 (Play the last A# only once on last time)
Bb|----------------------|
Gb|----------------------|
Db|-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-8-9-9--|
Ab|-9-9-9-8-7-7-7-8-9-9--|
Eb|-7-7-7-6-5-5-5-6-7-7--|

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Everclear - Rock Star Tab :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Rock Star tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Rock Star Tab:

Everclear is a rock band formed in Portland, Oregon, USA, in 1992. For most of its existence, Everclear consisted of Art Alexakis (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Montoya (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Greg Eklund (drums, percussion, backing vocals). Eklund replaced original drummer Scott Cuthbert in 1994. Montoya and Eklund departed the band in 2003, but Alexakis has continued the band. New members include Davey French (guitar), Sam Hudson (bass guitar), Josh Crawley, (keyboards), and Brett Snyder (drums, percussion).

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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