How To: Play "Time After Time" by Matchbox 20 on guitar

Play "Time After Time" by Matchbox 20 on guitar

How to Play "Time After Time" by Matchbox 20 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 "Time After Time" by Matchbox 20 or the original Cyndi Lauper version. If you want to learn how to play "Time After Time" by Matchbox 20 on acoustic guitar, this is the video tutorial for you.

Intro Chord Progression:

Cadd9 D; Em7 Cadd9; Cadd9 E; Em7; (twice)
Cadd9 G; (4 times)

Strumming:

D DU UDU (beginner) or D X DUXU and DXDX (with hammer ons on Cadd9 and Em7)

Verse Chord Progression:

Cadd9 G; (8 times)
Cadd9 D; Em7 Cadd9; Cadd9 D; Em7;
Cadd9 D; Em7 Cadd9; (Cadd9 D verse 1 only)

Chorus Chord Progression:

D; Em7; Cadd9; G; (twice chorus 1, 4 times chorus 2 and out chorus)
Cadd9 G: (4 times)

Interlude Chord Progression:

Cadd9 D; Em7 Cadd9; Cadd9 D; Em7; (3.5 times)

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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