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Artist: Paramore
Song: For A Pessimist I'm Pretty Optimistic
Album: Riot!

I am pretty sure that this tab is at least 98% correct. I've listened to it 
carefully and I've watched live versions of this song. Please rate and comment. Enjoy!

Tuning: Db,Ab,Db,Gb (Drop D then half a step down)

Intro:

Gb|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|    x2
Ab|--3333-----------------------|--3333--------------7--9-----------|
Db|-------555555-2222-000000----|-------555555-0000-----------------|

Verse:

Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--5~-------10101010101010101010/5~-------101010101010101010--|
  |                                                             |
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|  
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--55--5-55-555-555-5/77-777-777-777-7/22~---------0-0~---------|

Pre Chorus:

Gb|---------------------------|------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|------------------------|
Ab|--0--0-2--2-3--3-5---------|------------------------|  
Db|---------------------------|--2--2-4--4-5--5-7--7---| 

Chorus:

Gb|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333--------555555555555--|
Db|----------------222222222222--|---------555555---------------|

Gb|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333-555555-------------|
Db|----------------222222222222--|----------------55-5-0-0-0--|

Interlude:

Gb|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Ab|--3333-----------------------|--3333--------------7--9-----------|
Db|-------555555-2222-000000----|-------555555-0000-----------------|


Verse:


Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--5~-------10101010101010101010/5~-------101010101010101010--|
  |                                                             |
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------------|  
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--55--5-55-555-555-5/77-777-777-777-7/22---------0-0-0-------|

Pre Chorus:

Gb|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Db|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
Ab|--0--0-2--2-3--3-5---------|----------------------------------|  
Db|---------------------------|--22222222/44444444/55555555/7~---| 


Chorus:

Gb|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333--------555555555555--|
Db|----------------222222222222--|---------555555---------------|

Gb|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333-555555-------------|
Db|----------------222222222222--|----------------55-5-0-0-0--|


Interlude:

Gb|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|    
Ab|--3333-----------------------|--3333--------------7--9-----------|
Db|-------555555-2222-000000----|-------555555-0000-----------------|


Bridge:

Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|------------------333322220000-----|
Db|--2222222244445555------------4444-|
  |
Gb|-----------------------------------|------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|------------------------|
Ab|------------------333322220000-----|-------------3--2--0----|
Db|--1111222244445555------------4444-|--1--2--4--5---------4--|
  | 
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-------------3--2--0---------------|
Db|--1--2--4--5---------4--5~---------|

Pre Chorus:

Gb|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
Ab|--3333-----------------------|--3333--------------7--9-----------|
Db|-------555555-2222-000000----|-------555555-0000-----------------|

Chorus:

Gb|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|------------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333-555555---------------|
Db|----------------222222222222--|----------------555555555555--|

Gb|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|----------------------------|
Ab|--333333-555555---------------|--333333--------555555-7-9--|
Db|----------------222222222222--|---------555555-------------|

Gb|----------------------|----------------------|
Db|----------------------|----------------------|
Ab|--3333-5555-----------|--3333-5555-----------|
Db|------------22222222--|------------55555555--|



Outro:

Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|-----------------|  Let ring
Db|--2-------0------|

Well, thats it. Check out the song for the exact timing. It's quite to get it 
right on tab. Please rate and comment. I welcome any suggestions or/and corrections. :-D

            
            
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AlexD97 579 May 02, 2010 03:16 AM

There were several parts that sounded strange ...

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theAlts 52 Aug 04, 2010 04:26 AM

this tab has now been updated so it should sound much better:-) please rate.

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AlexD97 579 Aug 05, 2010 02:16 AM

I sounds much better now, really. 4 stars.

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