Before tackling this course, you should be comfortable with all the material from I Feel It Coming

The Weeknd is at his synth pop best here, with another great 4 chord masterpiece. For us guitar players we can learn a relatively easy was to strum through this track, as well as learn that really cool pentatonic melody.

Beginners Version: Chords & Rhythm

Let's start with the beginners version, which uses a capo on the third fret. This will allow us to play very nice easy chord shapes for the whole track. It is a 4 chord loop, using the following chords:

    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.

The Rhythm: 16th note pattern

Really, you can do any strumming pattern that you like, ranging from just hitting 1 strum per bar, to hitting every single beat! The one Dan uses in the lesson is as follows:

Intermediate Version: Chords

For players who want a bit more of a challenge, we can use the official chords to play the song. There are plenty of places you can play these chords, but in the video Dan chooses the following:

    Keep Learning: CAGED Chords

    Many thanks for watching this video and visiting the website. if you want to get to grips with the CAGED chords, then we have the perfect course for you. We'll cover ebery single shape, major and minor, as well as the theory behind the chords. Check out the full course here: CAGED Chords cOURSE.

All done?


You've now completed Song Jukebox: The Weeknd 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.