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

Summary: Youth

This track is driven by a really beautiful fingerstyle guitar part, utilising a very beautiful chord progression. The guitar part is essential a loop that moves through the whole song, and Simone walks you through exactly how to play this cool part!

The Chords: The main loop

Firstly, to play this song you will need to add the capo to the 2nd fret. From there you have 4 chord shapes to play: E7sus4 /// Bm7 /// C /// Am7 ///. The chords look like this:

    Keep Learning: Fingerstyle!

    If you love the sound of this track but struggle with the arpeggio sections, you may want to take a look at our Travis picking course, where we introduce you to fingerstyle playing. It's a full course, and totally free (As is everything on the site). You can find it here: Travis Picking Guitar Lesson Course.

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Perfectly Wrong

In this guitar lesson Simone adapts the beautiful piano part for the acoustic guitar. This is a great exercise as it forces us to play chords shapes that are unfamiliar and therefore force us out of our comfort zone! It's a great song and a great guitar part, so let's get learning!