Learn how to play the song “Locked out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars with this free acoustic guitar lesson taught by Marty Schwartz with GuitarJamz.com. “Locked Out of Heaven” is from Bruno’s second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox, released in October of 2012. You can learn more about this song over at Wikipedia.
Marty created his own arrangement of this song to make it easier for beginners to play. You will need to use a capo on the 5th fret. If you don’t have a capo or you are not even sure what a capo is, then check out this link for more information about using a guitar capo.
Let’s break down the chord shapes you will need to know how to play . These are all open chord shapes and they are G Major, A Minor, F Major ( Follow this link for an easy version of the F Major or just watch and learn how Marty Plays it in the video lesson below), E Minor, D Minor, C Major and E Major.
Marty will break down the entire arrangement step by step including the strumming pattern. I hope you enjoy!