Category: Music

“Candles” by Daughter

“Candles” is the most recent song that I have taught myself on the guitar. I liked learning it because it wasn’t too easy, neither too hard. As always, I found that syncing the singing and the playing was the hardest part of the whole learning process. Here is the original song. Daughter’s voice is very […]

“Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley

A few weeks ago, I decided to learn how to play the typical acoustic guitar players’ song: Hallelujah. I chose Jeff Buckley’s version as it is the one that I prefer. Because it is a song that a lot of guitar players know, I thought it would be an easy one to learn. Actually, it was […]

Learning how to play the guitar: Don’t know why – Norah Jones

Here’s a song that I have started to work on recently. I originally thought that it was Norah Jones’ song. But, a guy called Jesse Harris actually wrote and first performed it. Her version of “Don’t know why” is a cover. Anyway, I like it because it brings back plenty of memories from when I was a […]

Learning how to play the guitar: Shiver – Lucy Rose

“Shiver” is the second song I’ve learnt on the guitar. I only realised now how challenging it is to both play the guitar and sing at the same time. It probably explains why I get moments of confusion while playing. Thankfully, the chords are fairly simple. Also, I’m not a professional singer. Please bear with […]