Announcement: Releases “How to Play Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye - Acoustic Guitar Lesson”

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“The first thing you need to do is put a capo on the 5th fret of your guitar,” says Zollars, “this song is actually very simple, it only has three chords you need to know for the entire thing.” The three chords Paige says are used are; Am, G and F and that the song has two parts the verse and the chorus. Paige demonstrates the verse as follows; the chords used are Am and G and it is strummed as down down up for Am and then down down up for G, counted as 1 - 2 - & - 3 - 4 - &, using the palm muting technique. Zollars continues by performing this section of the song. Next Paige demonstrates the chorus as follows; the chords are Am, G, F and G and it is strummed the same way that the verse is strummed, just without the palm muting technique. Zollars continues this lesson by performing the song so you can follow along with her. Chord charts and guitar TAB’s are available for this easy acoustic guitar lesson at

A Capo, short for capotasto, which is Italian for “head of fret board”, is a device used on the neck of a fretted instrument to shorten the playable length and raise the pitch.

Wouter De Backer, aka Gotye, is a Belgian-Australian born singer and songwriter who is a member of the Melbourne pop trio “The Basics”. Over the course of his career he has released three solo albums and three albums with “The Basics”. His 2011 single “Someone That I Used to Know” went number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and won him three Grammy Awards.

Paige Zollars

Has been a singer and song writer for the last 6 years and performs at fairs and coffee shops in her area. She has an original song “Broken” available on ITunes and works for a company called KlabLab where she makes educational songs for the classroom.

About is a great online resource for learning to easily play your favorite songs on the guitar. With several great instructors and a constant growing catalog of songs, everyone can learn to play there favorite songs.

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