Loser

Beck

Dropped D-Tuning
 Play 8x
   INTRO:  
 Play witb a bottleneck slide
   SLIDE-RIFF:  

   E|----------------------------|
   B|----------------------------|
   G|----------------------------|  / = slide up
   D|----------0--3/5-0----5\----|  \ = slide down
   A|--0---3/5-0--3/5-0----5\----|
   D|--0---3/5-------------5\----|

 Tbis is actually played by a sitar in tbe song
                                       VERSE-RIFF:  

   E|-------0------2--2----0--------------0------2--2----3-----|
   B|-3--3-----3--------3-----3-----3--3-----3--------3-----3--|
   G|----------------------------------------------------------|
   D|----------------------------------------------------------|
   A|----------------------------------------------------------|
   D|----------------------------------------------------------|

VERSE 1:
   --------

 Play VERSE-RIFF

In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey
Butane in my veins and a mouth to cut the junkie
With the plastic eyeballs, spray paint the vegetables
Dog food stalls with the beefcake pantyhose
Kill the headlights and put it in neutral
Stock car flamin' with the loser and the cruise control
Baby's in Reno in the vitamin D,
Gotta couple of couches, sleep on the love seat
 One guitar plays VERSE-RIFF, anotber plays SLIDE-RIFF
Someone came sayin' I'm a saint to complain
About a shotgun wedding and a stain on my shirt
Don't believe everything that you breathe,
They get a parking violation and a maggot on your sleeve
 Stop VERSE-RIFF, keep playing SLIDE-RIFF
So you shave your face with some mace in the dark,
Savin' all your foodstamps and burnin' down the trailerpark
 Play SLIDE-RIFF-B
Yo, cut it
SLIDE-RIFF-B:

   E|----------------------|
   B|----------------------|
   G|----------------------|
   D|----------0--3/5-0----|
   A|--0---3/5-0--3/5-0----|
   D|--0---3/5-------------|

 One guitar plays SLIDE-RIFF, anotber plays VERSE-RIFF
                                       CHORUS:  
   -------

Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me (Double-barrel buckshot)
Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me
 play notbing for tbe first four lines of lyrics
                                       VERSE 2:  
   --------


The forces of evil in a bozo nightmare
Playin' all the music with a phony gas chamber
'Cause one's got a weasel and another's got a flag
One's on the pole shove the other in a bag
 Play SLIDE-RIFF

With the re-run shows and the cocaine nose jobs
The daytime crap of the folk singer's fuck
He hung himself with a guitar string
A slab of turkey neck and it's hangin' from a pidgeon wing
 stop SLIDE-RIFF, play RIFF-2 (see below
They can't write if you can't relate
Trade the cash for the pee for the body for the hate
And my time is a piece of wax,
Fallin' on a termite, who's chokin' on the splinters
 played witb tremolo effect
                                       RIFF-2:  

   E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
   B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
   G|-------5-----------5-----7-5-------5----------5---------------|
   D|---5/7---------5/7-------------5/7--------5/7-------5b6-5-3---|
   A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
   D|--------------------------------------------------------------|

 One guitar plays SLIDE-RIFF, anotber plays VERSE-RIFF
                                       CHORUS:  
   -------


Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me (Get crazy with the cheese whiz)
Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,

 Stop all riffs

So why don't you kill me (Drive by body pierce)
BRIDGE:
   -------


 First drums for a couple of measures
Yo bring it on down (soooooooooooooy)
 Play SLIDE-RIFF
When you've played the SLIDE-RIFF twice
another guitar comes in and plays this: [the first guitar continues
playing the SLIDE-RIFF]
BRIDGE-RIFF:

   E|--------------------------------------------------
   B|-----3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------
   G|--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5-----
   D|--7--------7--------7--------7--------7--------7--
   A|--------------------------------------------------
   D|--------------------------------------------------

[Here a third guitar starts playing the VERSE-RIFF,
so there are three riffs at the same time, VERSE-RIFF,
SLIDE-RIFF and BRIDGE-RIFF]

   E-----------------------------------------------
   B--3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------
   G-----5--------5--------5--------5--------5-----
   D--------7--------7--------7--------7--------7--
   A-----------------------------------------------
   D-----------------------------------------------

I'm a driver, I'm a winner
Things are gonna change, I can feel it

   E-----------------------------------------|
   B--3--------3--------3--------3--------3--|
   G-----5--------5--------5--------5--------| [everything stops]
   D--------7--------7--------7--------7-----|
   A-----------------------------------------|
   D-----------------------------------------|

[In the song, the BRIDGE-RIFF sounds like he's playing
it on open strings. Maybe he has a different tuning, I don't know.
If you know, mail me]
 One guitar plays SLIDE-RIFF, anotber plays VERSE-RIFF
                                       CHORUS:  
   -------


Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me (I can't believe you)
Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me
Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me (Sprechen sie deutche baby)
Soy, un perdedor
I'm a loser baby,
So why don't you kill me (Ya know what I'm sayin')

 Keep playing VERSE-RIFF and SLIDE-RIFF and fade out...

In the end you can hear something like this powerchord:

   E|-------|
   B|-------|
   G|-------|  (I'm not sure if the song really fades out or what
   D|--0----|   but I taped it off MTV and there it faded out)
   A|--0----|
   D|--0----|



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