Before tackling this course, you should be comfortable with all the material from Soulmate

Summary: Say Something

This track, from the album Man Of The Woods, is a great collaboration with the country singer Chris Stapleton. The song has a great groove and consists of just 4 chords for most of the track. Simone expertly walks you through it in this lesson.

The Chords: Open chords

For the majority of the song we are using just 4 chords. These are A minor, G major, C major and D major. Remember that we are playing these chords with a capo on the 3rd fret, as shown here:

Rhythm: Counting 16th notes

The guitar part uses 16th notes. To count 16th notes you need to say "1 e and a, 2 e and a, 3 e and a, 4 eand a", which will make one bar. As for when to then strum the chords, the pattern looks as shown below. Remember that there are also chord hammer ons when you strum. Simone walks you through all the hammer ons from 2:30 in the video.

Other Chords: Bridge

The only change to the song is in the bridge, where you bring in an F major chord and a few others. The chords in this section are:

    Keep Learning: Beginners Course

    Many thanks for watching this video and visiting the website. If you love this tune, but find some of the basics quite hard to follow, check out our beginners' acoustic guitar course! We take you through everything you need to learn to ensure your chord playing and rhythm playing is perfect, and we make sure you lose any bad habits you may have picked up! Check out the full course here: Beginners Acoustic Guitar Course.

All done?


You've now completed Song Jukebox: Justin Timberlake and taken a huge step forwards in your guitar playing journey.

Feel free to bask in glory for a while, or go ahead and try another course if you're hungry for more.