Loser Makes Good
As recorded by Everclear on "World of Noise"
Tabbed by Ashton Bailey (ashton_bailey@hotmail.com) and Steve Smith (sesmith3@eos.ncsu.edu)

VERSION 1 - Tabbed by Ashton Bailey

Key:
pm = palm mute
\ = slide up towards the neck
/ = slide down towards the body
fb = feedback
h = hammer
b = bend string
r = ring (let string ring)
v = strum down
^ = strum up
~ = Hold Note

Intro Guitar 1 (Clean w/Chorus)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|------1--------3--------1-------3----|
G|--------0--------0--------0-------0--|
D|----2--------0--------2-------0------|
A|--3-----------------3----------------|
E|-----------3----------------3--------|
        C        G      C        G

e|-------------------------------------|
B|------1--------3--------1-------3----|
G|--------0--------0--------0-------0--|
D|----2--------0--------2-------0------|
A|--3-----------------3----------------|
E|-----------3----------------3--------|
        C        G      C        G
         I hate waking up, it means that I have to die again tonight

e|------------------------------------|
B|------1-------0--------1-------0----|
G|----2---2-------1----2---2-------1--|
D|--3---------2------3---------2------|
A|----------2----------------2--------|
E|------------------------------------|
      F       Em       F       Em
   35 years old and I'm still sleeping outside

e|-------------------------------------|
B|------1--------3--------1-------3----|
G|--------0--------0--------0-------0--|
D|----2--------0--------2-------0------|
A|--3-----------------3----------------|
E|-----------3----------------3--------|
        C        G      C        G
   Yeah I think I know your face, I don't want to know your name

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|------1-------0--------1-------0--------1-------0----|
G|----2---2-------1----2---2-------1----2---2-------1--|
D|--3---------2------3---------2------3---------2------|
A|----------2----------------2----------------2--------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
      F       Em       F       Em       F        Em
   I won't give in, I'm not like that, I won't give in

Main Verse (Guitar 1)
e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
 |                                      |
e|------8-0--3-0-7-5------8-0--3-0-7-5--|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
       C        G        C        G

e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
 |                                      |
e|------8-0--3-0-7-5------8-0--3-0-7-5--|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
       C        G        C        G

(All chords in this verse also played by a second guitar palm muted)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|------1--------3--------1-------3----|
G|--------0--------0--------0-------0--|
D|----2--------0--------2-------0------|
A|--3-----------------3----------------|
E|-----------3----------------3--------|
        C        G      C        G
     You say it's Christmas Eve, that don't mean nothing to me
e|------------------------------------|
B|------1-------0--------1-------0----|
G|----2---2-------1----2---2-------1--|
D|--3---------2------3---------2------|
A|----------2----------------2--------|
E|------------------------------------|
      F       Em       F       Em
     Just another fucked up day, just another waste of time
e|-------------------------------------|
B|------1--------3--------1-------3----|
G|--------0--------0--------0-------0--|
D|----2--------0--------2-------0------|
A|--3-----------------3----------------|
E|-----------3----------------3--------|
        C        G      C        G
    You wonder why I live like this, man you just won't understand
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|------1-------0--------1-------0--------1---4-4-4-4--|
G|----2---2-------1----2---2-------1----2---2-5-5-5-5--|
D|--3---------2------3---------2------3-------6-6-6-6--|
A|----------2----------------2----------------6-6-6-6--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
      F       Em       F       Em       F        Ab
    I won't give in, I'm not like that, yeah I won't give in

Chorus
e|--3--3-3-3---4---5--5-5-5---1--1--|
B|--5--5-5-5---4---7--7-7-7---1--1--|
G|--5--5-5-5---5---7--7-7-7---2--2--|
D|--5--5-5-5---6---7--7-7-7---3--3--|
A|--3--3-3-3---6---5--5-5-5---3--3--|
E|-------------4--------------1--1--|
        C      Ab     D         F

e|--3--3-3-3---4---5--5-5-5---1--1--|
B|--5--5-5-5---4---7--7-7-7---1--1--|
G|--5--5-5-5---5---7--7-7-7---2--2--|
D|--5--5-5-5---6---7--7-7-7---3--3--|
A|--3--3-3-3---6---5--5-5-5---3--3--|
E|-------------4--------------1--1--|
        C      Ab      D        F

e|--3--3--3--x-x---5--5--5--x-x---8--8--8--x-x----4----3--|
B|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----4----3--|
G|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----5----4--|
D|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----6----5--|
A|--3--3--3--x-x---5--5--5--x-x---8--8--8--x-x----6----5--|
E|-----------------------------------------x-x----4----3--|
       C              D              F           Ab    G

Main Verse
e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
 |                                      |
e|------8-0--3-0-7-0------8-0--3-0-7-0--|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
       C        G        C        G

e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
 |                                      |
e|------8-0--3-0-7-0------8-0--3-0-7-0--|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
       C        G        C        G

Guitar 1 plays the same just not barre chords, plus it's palm muted

Guitar 2 (Distorted)
    (---Palm Mute--)
e|-------------------| x2
B|-------------------|
G|--5-5-5-5----------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|--3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5--|
E|----------3-3-3-3--|
       C       G
  You smart-ass college fuck
  Act like you think you're tall

    (--Palm Mute---)
e|-------------------| x2
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|--3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2--|
E|--1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0--|
       F       E5
   I was just like you
 More Pride than you could know

    (---Palm Mute--)
e|-------------------| x2
B|-------------------|
G|--5-5-5-5----------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|--3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5--|
E|----------3-3-3-3--|
       C       G
    You think you pity me
   Hey I'll kick your ass if you pity me

    (--Palm Mute---)
e|-------------------| x2
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|--3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2--|
A|--3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2--|
E|--1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0--|
       F       E5
    I won't give in
     I'm not like that

    (--Palm Mute---)
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|--3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6--|
A|--3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6--|
E|--1-1-1-1-4-4-4-4--|
       F       Ab
 No I won't give in to you

Chorus
e|--3--3-3-3---4---5--5-5-5---1--1--|
B|--5--5-5-5---4---7--7-7-7---1--1--|
G|--5--5-5-5---5---7--7-7-7---2--2--|
D|--5--5-5-5---6---7--7-7-7---3--3--|
A|--3--3-3-3---6---5--5-5-5---3--3--|
E|-------------4--------------1--1--|
        C      Ab     D         F

e|--3--3-3-3---4---5--5-5-5---1--1--|
B|--5--5-5-5---4---7--7-7-7---1--1--|
G|--5--5-5-5---5---7--7-7-7---2--2--|
D|--5--5-5-5---6---7--7-7-7---3--3--|
A|--3--3-3-3---6---5--5-5-5---3--3--|
E|-------------4--------------1--1--|
        C      Ab     D         F

e|--3--3-3-3---4---5--5-5-5---1--1--|
B|--5--5-5-5---4---7--7-7-7---1--1--|
G|--5--5-5-5---5---7--7-7-7---2--2--|
D|--5--5-5-5---6---7--7-7-7---3--3--|
A|--3--3-3-3---6---5--5-5-5---3--3--|
E|-------------4--------------1--1--|
        C      Ab      D        F

e|--3--3--3--x-x---5--5--5--x-x---8--8--8--x-x----4----3--|
B|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----4----3--|
G|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----5----4--|
D|--5--5--5--x-x---7--7--7--x-x---10-10-10-x-x----6----5--|
A|--3--3--3--x-x---5--5--5--x-x---8--8--8--x-x----6----5--|
E|-----------------------------------------x-x----4----3--|
       C              D              F           Ab    G


Outro
e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
       C        G        C        G

e|--0-0-0-0-----------0-0-0-0-----------|
B|--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--1-1-1-1--0-0-3-0--|
G|--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|
D|--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0--|
A|--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2--|
E|-----------3-3-3-3-----------3-3-3-3--|
       C        G        C        G
    Just go away             Just go away

e|--------------------|
B|------1--------3----|
G|--------0--------0--|
D|----2--------0------|
A|--3-----------------|
E|-----------3--------|
        C        G

e|--------------------|
B|------1--------3----|
G|--------0--------0--|
D|----2--------0------|
A|--3-----------------|
E|-----------3--------|
        C        G
       You college boy

e|-------------------|
B|------1-------0----|
G|----2---2-------1--|
D|--3---------2------|
A|----------2--------|
E|-------------------|
      F       Em
   act like you think you're tall

I won't give in, I'm not like that
I won't give in

End on this
e|------------4~--|
B|----------4~----|
G|--------5~------|
D|------6~--------|
A|----6~----------|
E|--4~------------|

VERSION 2 - Tabbed by Steve Smith

opening riff

__C_________G
e|---------------------------------
b|---------1-----------3-----------
g|------------0-----------0--------
d|----2----------------------------
a|-3----------------2--------------
E|----------------3----------------


__F_________Em
e|--------------------------------
b|--------------------------------
g|-------4----------0-------------
d|---------3-----------2----------
a|---3-----------2----------------
E|-1-----------0------------------

Chords:
[C]I hate [G]waking up
[C]Means I have to[G] die again tonight
[F]35 [Em]years old, [F]I'm still [Em]sleepin outside
[C]Yeah I think I [G]know your face
[C]But I don't wanna [G]know your name

[F]I [Em]won't give in
[F]I'm [Em]not like that
[F]I [Ab]won't give in to you

[C]Yeah you say it's Christ[G]mas Eve
[C]That don't mean [G]nothing to me
[F]Just another [Em]fucked up day
[F]Just another [Em]waste of my time
[C]You wonder [G]why I live like [C]this man
You [G]just won't understand

("I WONT GIVE IN..." PART AGAIN)
Sing Song Chorus:
[C C Ab, D D D D F F F]

[C]You smart ass [G]college fuck
[C]Act like you [G]think you're tall
[F]I was [Em]just like you
[F]More [Em]proud than you could know
[C]You think you [G]pity me
Hey I'll [C]kick your ass if you [G]pity me

("I WONT GIVE IN..." PART)
Sing Song Chorus

[C]Stupid [G]college boy
[C]Act like you [G]think you're tall
[F]I [Em]wont give in
[F]I'm [Em]not like that
[F]I [Ab]wont give in to you

questions, comments? 
sesmith3@eos.ncsu.edu 

Suggestion from Simon Coulthard (forbidden_doughnut@hotmail.com)

i reckon the into to 'loser makes good' is slightly different from the one 
you've got posted; it should be

e|--------------------------------------
B|------1-------3----------1-------3----
G|--------0-------0----------0-------0--
D|----2-----0------------2-----0--------
A|--3------------------3----------------
E|-----------3------------------3-------
    C        G      C        G

and then the rest as you already it. nice one - best everclear tab site on 
the net!!

simon coulthard

JASON'S EVERCLEAR TABS - http://members.tripod.com/~panec/