How To: Play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on guitar

Play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson.

This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol. If you want to learn how to play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you. Check out the second video for the bridged version.

VIDEO ONE:

Chord Progression:

G; Cadd9; Em7; Cadd9

Strumming:

DDDDDDDD; DDDDDDDU

VIDEO TWO (BRIDGE):

Chord Progression:

G; Cadd9; Em7; Cadd9;

Bridge Progression:

All on B string (2nd bottom string)

Down/Up Picking

15, 15, 15, 13, 13, 13, 12, 12, 12, 10, 10, 10, 8, 8, 10, 10; (over G and Cadd9)

17, 17, 17, 15, 15, 15, 13, 13, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12, 12

PLEASE NOTE: This acoustic guitar lesson is for Handsome Alvin's interpretation of the song. It could be very close to the original song, or it could be very different. Their covers are designed to be played by an acoustic duo in live performances, therefore they cannot play the songs as a full band can. Please appreciate the songs for their arrangements and enjoy.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on guitar, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on guitar

1 Comment

Dilana Robichaux rocks!

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest