Learn how to play “Losing my Religion” by R.E.M with this free guitar lesson. This song is from the 1991 Album “Out of Time” and was the first single from that album. This song was a huge hit for R.E.M back in 1991 reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100 list. To learn more about this song, check out the article on Wikipedia.
This song should be relatively easy for beginners as long as you practice. The chord shapes for this song are all fairly basic and they are: C Major, D Major, E Minor, B Minor, A Minor and G Major (Click the hyperlinked chords to reach lessons on how to play them). The only chord that may be new to you is the B Minor. Don’t worry about the B Minor. It sounds difficult, but it is an easy chord shape.
The only other difficulties you may run into are the chord changes. For instance, there is a change from E Minor to B Minor that may be difficult in the beginning. If you are having problems with that change, just keep practicing it over and over again until you are able to do it quickly and without error.