Licks and Riffs: Ellie Goulding - Your Song

Licks & Riffs : Ellie Goulding - Your Song

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The verse of this simple but attractive song is based upon the following chords. Notice how that, for the first three phrases (divided by double bar-lines), the chords are almost exactly the same.

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Each of the chords are played as simple crotchets:

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The melody is made up of the scale G minor:

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Any of these notes will fit over the chords, though some work better than others. Using slightly different chords, here's how it might sound:

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How close can you get to the original song? Once you've got the verse right, try working out the chorus, which has exactly the same feel, but is based upon the following chords:

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Chords Used in Ellie Goulding - Your Song

Sheet Music to buy by Ellie Goulding

Your Song By Elton John and Ellie Goulding. Pop. Piano/Vocal/Guitar. 4 pages. Published by Hal Leonard - Digital Sheet Music

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