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Jimmy Eat World - Lucky Denver Mint (from the album Clarity)

Drop-D Tuning (D A D G B E)

Verse and Chorus riff:  (occassionally let the B string ring open)

  D               A/D             B/D
e-------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
D-----------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
 

Verse:
Guitar 1 (plays verse riff)
Guitar 2 (light distortion, palm muted)
Guitar 3 (plays fill)

Guitar 2
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
 p.m-----------------------------------------------------------------------]
 

Fill: (acoustic, used throughout entire song)

e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
G---------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|
A---------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|

Bridge:

  G               A/D                 B/D
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------------------------|
G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
D-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
 

Structure + Lyrics

Drum Intro (4 measures, acoustic fill comes in after 2)

Verse (4x)

this time its on my own
minutes from somewhere else
somewhere I made a wish
with lucky denver mint

Chorus (2x)

you're not bigger than this, not better
why can't you learn?

Verse (4x)

hurry, go on ahead
good things won't let you wait
I'll catch up when we get home
at home i'll leave, a dollar underwater keeps on dreaming for me

Chorus (4x)

Bridge (4x)

why can't I learn?

Chorus (4x)

Drum outro