Wherever You Will Go is a great song to learn for beginner guitarists and the song works really well played as fingerstyle.
The chords are very basic throughout but having said that, it really tests how well you can actually play them. It's absolutely vital that you let all the notes ring in to one another here. If you're accidentally muting a string with your fretting hand, you'll soon find out when you start learning Where You Will Go.
- Written by guitarist Aaron Kamin and Alex Band
- Key - D major
- Bpm = 112
- Capo - 2nd
- Difficulty - Easy
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The intro and the verse of Wherever You Will Go are exactly the same. Remember to place a capo on the 2nd fret and to let the strings ring into each other throughout.
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For the chorus we use the same chords as the verse/intro but this time we don't alter them in any way, we just play them in their normal open positions. Really try to master the strum pattern taught in the video lesson because it is used so frequently in many pop songs.
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