Learn how to play the song “Hey, Soul Sister “ by Train with this easy acoustic guitar lesson. This song was written by Patrick Monahan, Amund Bjorklund, and Espen Lind. It is off the bands fifth album, “Save Me, San Francisco“. This song made it to number three on the Bilboard Hot 100 charts and reached number one in many other countries. It is one of the most downloaded songs in history. Learn more about this song over at Wikipedia.
This particular lesson, taught by Marty Schwartz in the video below, is played with a capo on the 4th fret. The chord shapes you will need to know are all basic and they are: C Major, G Major, A Minor and F Major (Follow this link for an easy version of the F Major Guitar Chord.).
The strumming pattern for this particular lesson is: Down Down Down Up Down Up
Hey Soul Sister Video Tutorial
Hey Soul Sister as Performed by Train