Troublemaker - Weezer
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Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Nashville (E A D G B E)
Artist: Weezer
Song: Troublemaker
Album: The Red Album


This song is the opening track on their new album. It's pretty easy and
straight forward. I think it may be in 1/2 step down tuning, since a lot of
Weezer songs are, but this is just easier than tuning all six strings
differently for a song this simple.

Intro/Main Riff (it's pretty much throughout the whole song)

E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|----------6---6-6-----------6---6-6-------------|
D|--6--XX---6---6-6----6--X---6---6-6-------------|
A|--6--XX---4---4-4---X6--X---4---4-4--X----------|
E|--4--XX-------------X4--X------------X----------|


"How's this for arts and crafts" (not too sure here)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|----99--99--99--99--99--99--99--9---------------|
G|----XX--XX--XX--XX--XX--XX--XX--X---------------|
D|----66--66--66--66--66--66--66--6\--------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|


"Marryin' a biatch..."
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


Chorus:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|----------6---6-6-----------6---6-6-------------|
D|--6--XX---6---6-6----6--X---6---6-6-------------|
A|--6--XX---4---4-4---X6--X---4---4-4--X----------|
E|--4--XX-------------X4--X------------X----------|

Breakdown:
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------| X2
A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|
E|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|

E|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|----------------------------------|

E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|
E|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9/13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13\|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Finish with:
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|----------6---6-6-----------6---6-6-------------|
D|--6--XX---6---6-6----6--X---6---6-6-------------|
A|--6--XX---4---4-4---X6--X---4---4-4--X----------|
E|--4--XX-------------X4--X------------X----------|

E|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-------------|
D|--6\---------|
A|--6\---------|
E|--4\---------|


That's it. Pretty simple and not hard at all. I'm not to sure of the second
guitar in the breakdown so I won't tab it because I'm sure it's wrong.
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
Song:Troublemaker
Album:Red Album
Artist:Weezer
Date Tabbed:June,2008
Guitar Tabber:Ryan Manongdo/18/Vancouver,Ca
rhyezkie@gmail.com(gtalk)
no_falter0x@yahoo.com(YM,friendster,facebook&myspace)

For any comments,questions or suggestions,just post a comment or PM me.Pilipino Rules!!

Gtr.Legends:
. - palm muting
x - dead string

Gtr.Tuning:Half-Step Down(Alternative)

Intro,Verse:
eb|----------------------- -5--55-44---|
Bb|-2--33-22----2--33-22-- -5--55-33---|
Gb|-2--22-22----2--22-22-- or -6--77-66---| Repeat Many Times
Db|-2-----------2--------- -7--77-66---|
Ab|----------------------- -7--55-44---|
Eb|----------------------- -5----------|
. . .

eb|----------|
Bb|----------|
Gb|-555555---|
Db|-555555---|
Ab|-333333---|
Eb|----------|

eb|---------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------|
Gb|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---|
Db|-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx---|
Ab|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|
Eb|---------------------------|
. . . . . . . .

Repeat Intro:

Gtr.1
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-7777777---8888-99999-1010101010-999999-88888---|
Eb|-5555555---5555-55555--5-5-5-5-5-555555-55555---|
....... .... ..... . . . . . ...... .....

Gtrr.2 Enters:
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-141414141414141414141414141414-18181818---|
Db|-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxx---|
Ab|-121212121212121212121212121212-16161616---|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

Repeat Intro:

eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---18-18-18-18-18-18---|
Db|-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx---xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx---|
Ab|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---16-16-16-16-16-16---|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
. . . . . . . .

End...


Trouble Maker Lyrics:

Put me in a special school,
'Cause I am such a fool,
And I don't need a single book to teach me how to read.
Who needs stupid books?
They are for petty crooks,
And I will learn by studying the lessons in my dreams
So turn off the T.V.
'Cause that's what others see
And movies are as bad as eating chocolate ice cream
They only sicken me
Don't let me play football
I'll sack the quarterback and jack the brother of the ball

I'm a troublemaker
Never been a faker
Doin' things my own way
And never givin' up.
I'm a troublemaker
Not a doubletaker
I don't have the patience to keep it on the up.

I picked up a guitar,
What does this signify?
I'm gonna play some heavy metal,
Wishing you would die.
You wanted arts and crafts?
How's this for arts and crafts?
(guitar solo)
(That's Right!)
I'm growin' out my hair
I'm movin' up to Cherokee
I'm gonna be a rockstar
And you are gonna bear with me
'Cause I can't book a job,
Like any other slob,
Punchin' in and punchin' out
And suckin' up to Bob.
Marryin' a bi-atch,
Havin' Seven ki-ads,
Givin' up and growin' old,
And hopin' there's a god.

I'm a troublemaker
Never been a faker
Doin' things my own way
And never givin' up
I'm a troublemaker
Not a doubletaker
I don't have the patience to keep it on the up

I'm gonna be star
And people will crane necks
To get a glimpse of me
And see if I am havin' sex
And studyin' my moves
They try to understand
Why I am so unlike
The singers in the other bands
I'm such a mystery
As anyone can see
There isn't anybody else
Exactly quite like me
And when it's party time
Like 1999
I'll party by myself because I'm such a special guy

I'm a troublemaker
Never been a faker
Doin' things my own way
And never givin' up.
I'm a troublemaker
Not a doubletaker
I don't have the patience to keep it on the up.

Keep it on the up
(I'm a trouble maker)
Keep it on the up (UP!)
(I'm a trouble maker)
Keep it on the up
(I'm a trouble maker)
Keep it on the up (UP!)
(I'm a trouble maker)
Never givin' up

Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
X- mute strings
\- Slide Down
/- Slide Up

Troublemaker- Weezer (Red Album)

(0:00) (0:58)
|----------------|-------------------|
|----------------|-------------------|
|--------6-6-6-6-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|--6-X-X-6-6-6-6-|-------------------|
|--6-X-X-4-4-4-4-|-------------------|
|--4-X-X---------|-------------------|
(32 Times) “Wananananananana That’s Right!”

(1:02) (1:17) (1:23)
|----------------|---------------------------------|------------------|
|----------------|---------------------------------|------------------|
|--------6-6-6-6-|---------------------------------|-------6-6-6-6----|
|--6-X-X-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-X-X-6-6-6-6----|
|--6-X-X-4-4-4-4-|---------------------------------|-6-X-X-4-4-4-4----|
|--4-X-X---------|---------------------------------|-4-X-X------------|
(7 times) (8 times)

(1:38)
|------------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|----------------|
|------------------|---------------|---------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|
|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|
(All Palm Muted)

(1:48)
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|
(All Palm Muted)


(1:57)
*Main Guitar
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|
(All Palm Muted)

*2nd Guitar
|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
(Open)


(2:04)
*Main Guitar
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|
|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|
(Palm Muted)

*2nd Guitar
|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|
(Open)

(2:12)
*Main Guitar
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|--------6-6-6-6-|----------------|
|--6-X-X-6-6-6-6-|--6\------------|
|--6-X-X-4-4-4-6-|--6\------------|
|--4-X-X---------|--4\------------|
(Open 16 times) “And Never Givin Up.”

(2:12)
*2nd Guitar
|----------------|--4--4--4--4----|
|----------------|----------------|
|--------6-6-6-6-|----------------|
|--6-X-X-6-6-6-6-|----------------|
|--6-X-X-4-4-4-4-|----------------|
|--4-X-X---------|----------------|
(Open 8 times) (8 times)


*For some parts in the song there are two different guitar parts

Well that's it, and when I played it on standard tuning, it sounded exactly right. But
you have any questions or comments at all, you can e-mail me at wilbward@gmail.com. I
this tab like the day it came out cause it was just so sick. More tabs are probably coming up...

Email: wilbward@gmail.com
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
e|--------------------| To play this main riff, do an A barre chord and move
B|--------------------|both your ring and pinky finger down one string.Repeat
G|--6--XX--7--7-7--X--| this until you reach the part where Rivers says
D|--7--XX--7--7-7--X--|x31 "How's this for art and crafts". Then you play
A|--7--XX--5--5-5--X--| /
E|--5--XX--5--5-5--X--| /
/
e|----------------------------------------------------| /
B|----------------------------------------------------| /
G|--6--XX--7--7-7--X--6--55-55-55-55-55-55-55-55-55-55| /
D|--7--XX--7--7-7--X--7-------------------------------|
A|--7--XX--5--5-5--X--7-------------------------------|
E|--5--XX--5--5-5--X--5-------------------------------|

Then you repeat the main riff about 8 times. Then you play.
e|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

Next you go back to the riff and play through the chorus. Then you to play the
bridge. Which is partially palm muted. It goes...
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-9-9-9|
E|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|


e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|9-9-9-9-10101010101010109-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
E|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5

e|---------------|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
B|---------------|No longer muted-----------------------------------------|
G|---------------|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|--------------------------------------------------------|

e|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|From this point,
B|-------------------------------------------------------|you can either rest
G|-------------------------------------------------------|or play an E chord.
D|-------------------------------------------------------|Your choice. Then
A|-------------------------------------------------------|you play the main
E|-------------------------------------------------------|riff until the end.



Hope you enjoyed this tab. If you have Troubles;) leave a comment and I will try
to fix it.~~~~zaklassen
Song info
Troublemaker
Weezer
2001
  • Electronic
  • Rock
  • Electro
  • House
  • Indie Rock
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