How To: Play "The Scientist" by Coldplay on acoustic guitar

Play "The Scientist" by Coldplay on acoustic 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 "The Scientist" by Coldplay. If you want to learn how to play "The Scientist" by Coldplay on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you.

Capo 3rd Fret

Intro/Verse Chord Progression:

Bm7; G; D; Dsus2; (twice intro, four times verse)


DDDDDDDDU (1&2&3&4&a)

Chorus Chord Progression:

G; G; D; Dsus2; (twice)
A; A7;
D; G; D; Dsus2;
Bm7; G; D; Dsus2

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.

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