Lost Stars – Adam Levine – Beginner Guitar Tutorial (No Capo) Begin Again OST

by IanM on January 30, 2015

An easy guitar lesson for beginners who want to learn to play (and sing) "Lost Stars" by Adam Levine (from the movie Begin Again with Keira Knightley), with easy chords and strumming and no bar chords.

BEGINNER TIPS

(16:08)
#1 Replace Dm and D with G to play the song with 4 chords instead of 6

(17:02)
#2 Replace F with F7. F7 is easier to press and it sounds good.

TUTORIAL NOTES

Tutorial Key: C
Original Key : C

(2:49)
Chords used: C, G, Em, F, Dm D

(3:43)
Strumming pattern:
1&2&3&4&
D_DduD_Ddu (recommended)
D_D_D_D_ (easier)

SONG SECTIONS

(5:47)
Intro:
F F

(6:26)
Verse:
(F F F F) x2
Em F Em F
Em F G G

(9:33)
Chorus:
F C F C
F Em D D
Dm G

(12:49)
Bridge:
F C F C
F C G G

(15:31)
(End the song on F after the last chorus.)

Help Me Dude – I’m a COMPLETE beginner and still need help

  1. Check out the Free Beginner Guitar Course and Lessons on the site to see if they help
  2. Send me an email through the contact form here and I'll do my best to help answer your question (silly questions allowed).

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