Summary: Great improvers song

This classic Radiohead track features a fantastic chord progression for all beginner guitar players that are ready to move to the next stage of their learning. It features a few barre chord shapes, constant chord changes and some crisp single string bass note movements. It will be a very satisfying song to play along to the track, so give it a go!

Chords: Open chords with barre chords

All the chords in this track are based in the first 5 or 6 frets, which means we have mainly open chords alongside some barre chord shapes that you will have to learn to quickly jump to. The transition from open chords to barre chords is an important factor in moving to an intermediate stage of guitar playing, so this is a great song to practice that. Here are all of those chords:

Rhythm: Strumming Pattern

You essentially have the same strumming pattern all the way through the track, which really helps as it will take most of your energy to get these chord changes bang on! Here is the pattern:

All done?


You've now completed Song Jukebox: Radiohead 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.