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Learn How To Play The Song ''More Than Words'' by Extreme On The Guitar

teacher avatar Renan Nerone, Guitarist, singer and songwriter

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10 Lessons (44m)
    • 1. PROMO song ''More Than Words'' by Extreme


    • 3. STRUCTURE

    • 4. The WHOLE SONG

    • 5. INTRO

    • 6. VERSE

    • 7. REFRAIN

    • 8. BRIDGE

    • 9. FINAL CHORDS (optional)

    • 10. CONCLUSION

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About This Class

Hey Guys,

This class is for everyone who wish to learn a great song called More than Words by Extreme on the guitar. 

This is a classic beautiful song and the way it is developed regarding harmony and melody makes the song even better. 

You are gonna use your fingers of the right hand. Not the pick. So it's AWESOME!

This project helps you to understand all the structure of the song and a new way to play different kind of chords...not only those same chords everybody teaches on the guitar....there are lots of variations you can choose during the song. 

Have fun!

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Renan Nerone

Guitarist, singer and songwriter


Guitarist, singer and songwriter currently based in South Florida.

Renan was born in Maringa, a small city in the southern part of Brazil. His passions is the guitar, which he has been playing for the past 14 years. This passion started when he was just a little boy. He discovered then that the music was able to bring happiness for himself and other people around him.

In 2007, Nerone moved to Florence, Italy where he attended the Conservatory Luigi Cherubini studying Jazz Music and graduated with honors.

In 2010, he recorded his first CD with a collection of cover songs from artists including A. Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Toquinho, Chico Buarque and Tim Maia.

Renan was guest of honor at the event ''Premio Battisti 2010'' held in Italy along with Dario Baldabe... See full profile

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1. PROMO song ''More Than Words'' by Extreme: Hey, what's up, you guys? And then they don't Here I will be the structure off These amazing course I designed the score is not on Lee to teach you how to play more than words on the guitar, but also how you can improve your skills on the guitar. Meaning I'm gonna give you more options off chords during the song so you can choose what the best sound is for you. For example, everybody teaches you how to play the d cor, right. So they give you these options, I will stay give you much more different options off Dick Koers for that moment of the sun , For example, Instead of doing that, you could do that thing this way. Have much more options off D cards, for example, to do that song. And I have both of scores to show you guys. Still, if you want to learn and rule it and I'll see the course 2. WELCOME TO THE COURSE: Hey, welcome to the course. Thank you very much for your support. I'm really happy to be here. TT you are less son right now real quick. The original tune of this song is in G flat. So if you want to tune your guitar match of the same as the regional one he got up Tune your guitar. Ah, house that down. So I'm gonna be teaching in G. You said Algy flat because it's easier to play. So let's zoom in and start getting to these right out here ago. 3. STRUCTURE: the structure of this song is pretty simple. We're going to start with the in. True. They're the Angerer. We have G d slash B c a minor C nd that is a sequence of the interim. Then we're gonna have the verse part A nb So we split the verse into parts. The first A is the same as the intra right. We're gonna use G g slash B c a minor C and the after Dad Diverse part B. We're gonna use E minor A minor D. G These lash f sharp, an e minor. During the refrain, we're gonna have a minor de g seven c c minor six g These lash f sharp e minor e minor seven a minor Indy. After the refrain we have the bridge you're gonna repeat two times this court's g j slash B g g slash b de e minor D c g slash b A minor nd 4. The WHOLE SONG: okay? 5. INTRO: all right. Doing the in true when I use five kind of courts. The first course is G A Y right. I like to use dis G here. Where? Play the beak heared Thank your finger. Not just that you could do that, but I s So they have the middle figure here on the low e chord on the third fret Then the index finger in the second fret here on e called a string on Then the red finger here in the third friend on the beat string And then the pinky finger here High e string that their friend All right, After that, we're gonna use g slash b. Okay, this same thing. But we're gonna use here with with your right hand. You're gonna pick the a strain for G way big this low key, right? 63 and then for geez, let's be you're gonna pick this string here with a stream. All right? So after death, just let me know, K g Just be less. Let's see for us. The court standard gonna use We're gonna try to I understand what the rhythm is. Um, Okay, The next started to see Okay, I like to put my pinkie finger here on the third Friday That high. So I do. Then see cord, right? My ring finger here on the third Friday on a string my middle finger on the second fret of the D string and then my index here, uh, on the first fret of the B string. So what I do defeat the pinky finger here on the third Friday high. Have these seconds, G Oh, geez. Let's be and see. Okay, after that, I have a minor seven. Okay, a mine or seven. Okay. I have the pinky finger sand always there. Always there. But I don't I don't use my ring fear. Okay? I don't do a minor normal a minor, but I do this so I have this g just less be Are these okay, then? A Meyer seven c nd But before before going again to G i d on d fourth when picking fear d d four eso Gordy's did normal. Do you right? My index finger who were on the second fret or the G string the ring finger on this third, Fred off be strength and my middle finger here and second fret with high e string with before I add my pinky finger on the third fret of high strength the sequence. So the course with injuries G jeez. Jeez, less B c. Look, that g seen in this case almost the same. I just low my fingers both fingers here. One string down. Okay, so I have Gene g. Slash me and then see middle finger and third fret a strain index finger here in the second fret on the D string. All right, then, those figures here stay there. Always there a minor de de for okay, All right. For the rhythm of the intra, um, is basically the same reason they were gonna use for the whole song. You're gonna peak with our thumb here of the right hand. Okay, I'm gonna pick this three little strings of the guitar. The a teen string. OK, and then the other strings. Here are the high strings. Let's say you're gonna people this street fingers here index middle and ring finger. Right? So mostly All right. So the first courses G first course is G. So we're gonna peak that low e string. You okay? And then they're that big tree. Higher strings of the guitar here and together all together. So first Tom on and then three High Street. So for G and then geez, less be the same thing. But we're gonna pick the a string. So I have this seconds here. I like to do these because I have the rhythm, right? I just just stop, right All all the strings on the guitar e have these, but we don't need to. Uh, if you don't want s older with miss this G after day Geez, let's b and c c You're gonna pick the same string as just Let's be alright, The a string here. So Okay, so for the three for the tree and the third of three for scores of this intro, you're gonna do the same rhythm. After that, you picked two times the c chord. Okay, at this same time, See here A string and the tree Higher strings of the guitar. So g see Sorry, G G's last should be See? Okay, I'm going to do the against lower G. But when Lindbergh e here. Geez, let's be done with this and then see? Okay, let's do it again. Okay. After definitely used the a minor seventh. Okay. A my standard under this year, then at sea. Andy, let's do it again. So, basically, it's always the same. You pick that come first. And then a little tree. High strings of the guitar for all the skirts. No, Uh, just for the c chord you have thes um, Okay. 87 de before you put it all together. 6. VERSE: as I said before for diverse we're gonna split diverse for on two parts the let's call the first part of part A And then the second part Now report Be right versus a versus B The first part A is the same as intro So you have g. D's last be seeing a minor seven c nd before. Same thing. So we're gonna repeat two times these scores here, right? Same thing as dangerous as I told you before during the G you just be the law Then it records just like to be bigger than a here String for to see you're gonna be here The a string again Right thigh a minor seven. You're bigger than a stream for C You pick the a string again, right? For deep you pick here the d string Alright for divers be we're gonna use e minor. Okay, My middle finger here I mean, a finger on the second fret of a string in my ring finger The second fret off de ST e minor after Dad, you're gonna goto a minor normal a murder on go to d thingy after g, you're gonna go to g slash f sharp this card is pretty nice. I love the sound of the score. We're gonna put this CR index finger here on this little we string on the second fret and then the middle finger here on the G string Second fret And then I have here the ring finger on the third fret of the B string way that way is the big be part of the worst. So e minor A my g andi slash f sharp. Okay, rhythm space with these here e the low e string on then a minor for a string d the d string G you pick here, But the rhythm here if you need to go from G to d slash f sharp there with his, okay? And then he might so g Jean Do's left. Does the sick ones. Okay. All right. Uh, have to be two times for each cards here, g and then do slash f sharp and then the mine. Okay, so the whole verse he should take a plus. B Gonna have this. Okay. I'm sorry. I just played the be part. Let's That's right toe. Put it all together in verse. A inverse Be okay. Let's go to first. Wait. So we put it all together. Put the versed Bert part A and part B 7. REFRAIN: for the re friends. The first card is a minor. Okay, after that, we're gonna do a D, But I'm not going to choose thes kind of the year. You know, nobody, but I'm gonna show you another dear thing is like a Sikh or but I just do this sick or two steps up. All right, so I have my ring finger. Well, if a few Fred off the a strain on the middle finger here, have the fourth fret on the D string. The G string just doesn't have any figure on my index finger. I got here in the third fret of the B string is pretty nice out. If you want to put the little finger here on the fifth fret, you can also do that critical. So they have a minor way without a little finger. Can dio Okay, After death, we're gonna use the G seven. So everything this quarter here to d gonna use just seven eso. The G seven is I will not ring finger on the third Friday. You Gord, these dreams are the middle finger here. I have a second fret a strain and then my index finger here on the first fret of the High East dream. So am I mean okay. And then see normalcy. Efficacy. We're gonna use C minor. Six. This card is critical. So let's tractor to this. The middle fear you're gonna put here on the third friend off a string. OK, the index finger they're gonna use here in the second fret. Okay, off the G string on, then my little finger on the fourth fret or the B string on my ring finger here, third fret or the high strength. So after, see, Go to see mine or six. Okay, g again, the same thing with you that the end of the verse G d slash sharp and e my okay at the Niemeyer here, T Meyer seven. You mind Humira Seven. You just put up and have the D string open here and you stay. Just stay with your middle finger on the second Fret on a string. This is his eat minor. A minor. But I want to use the same item here. You can use the's a minor myself. I think this is and open a mind with the strain that saves a minor nine. So my middle finger here is in the fifth. Fret off the third strain that the strain And then here my ring finger is this foot Fred also, But on the G string way. Okay. At the nd Teoh way. Okay, so they're written here is always the same. If I do a minor, I'll big always the a string. OK, So Okay. So this is the reason when I d in this case, I have baseball here, so I'm gonna when I use I'm gonna be here. The fifth string a smooth, any seven. Low a stream. Okay, See, I think a strength for C minor six. Same thing. A string and high 34 strings. He's always saying, uh uh uh, You get used to this rhythm here. See, first and then I strings. And then again, all together, uh, so, uh, again, the strays together straight finalized with the strings here the strength together, strings bound, but whole. So the same thing. So last week together I see 8. BRIDGE: Why? For the breed, you're gonna use G after never gonna use the G is less be then g again. Jeez less B d n a good news e minor D you know, different way here as I told you before doing their refrain and then see the normalcy after that you need to go to a minor from sea to a minor And I like to do this progression here g is less be way my meat Middle finger on the second fragile a string in my pinky finger Here on third fret of the B string on and then a my So this is the progression. See, Just last be a minor, very minor d you can do dizzy. And as I told you before, I'm gonna give you more options You could do this Dehere way Have the fifth fret You're gonna bear all the fifth fret here from the fifth string the a string here and okay, you're going to bear everything year, okay? And we're gonna play from that strain down. I like the sound. So after a minor, you do this thesis eyes is called de seus. Okay, You stayed all doing Dad e I e o Okay. You can do both. No. All right. So, uh, as I explained before, every time to a certain court here, you need to know if you were gonna pick this these air this out with your time and then all the deal there high strings if you're gonna do g like that, Okay. You're gonna be the e low eq straight here. Okay, three first rings, right? Normal. Okay. Because you have your did little note here, you're gonna maybe the most important note here. Right? Then have to be. The G is less be. So no bees. The base. We're gonna play with a string. My right. So I have g Geez, let's be right two times during their breach. So Okay, we're gonna play the d chord Normal d chord. So playing with D Open here. Okay. After the d, I will do e minor the normal a minor playing a little record with my thumb. Theun, I have the d in these way here that explained before playing with a string with my and then see with a string Also, let's do a minor d and C again a minor e minor d C. Okay, after that, I have another sent us here when I see progression. Geez, let's be my So with C 123 for number four, we're gonna go to their two d slash b one to dream one. Jim Dream forms 1234123 Okay, let's try to put together 9. FINAL CHORDS (optional): all right for these video high prepared, a final court of the song. The original song for you Eyes an optional. You don't have to, but if you want to learn different courts, I have more options here for you. Um, so the first quarter gonna use is a G. It's a different G here, huh? So I have a bearer of here on my seventh Fret. Okay. There were 57 here. I'm gonna put my pinky finger year on the Fred number 10 and a strength My ring finger. And when I put here on the Fred number nine, the D String, then I have, of course, my index finger here bearing all the seventh fret as I told you before. And then my middle finger. I'm gonna put a year on the Fred number eight. Okay. On the beasts rink. After that, I'm gonna use thescore here. Separate. Nice score. Isa a. D. It's another kind of d with, um if sharp in the base basically is the same as these, but higher higher notes. So I have the barrel my index finger here bearing all this seventh fret my ring finger, a nine fret and a string Little finger here on the Fred Number 10 Bland, uh, on the B string. So from G, we go to D's lash of sharp. Oh, eso This card here is for a nice, uh, f sharp seven. Does that start? Seven was in a different away. We have the third note in the base, so I have in my middle finger here on the a thread. Okay. My pinky finger here, Uh, the Fred number nine on the D string, my index finger on the Fred number seven G string and then my ring finger here on the friend number eight off the B string de de slash. Sharp Sharp said I think I have e seven. You can do this, Major. Seven is the same days. This one. I like to do this work. I have These things have this progression here. It's pretty cool. Seven is like, uh, the seven friends I have my ring finger on the a string in my pinky finger here on the G string, and then my middle finger on the D string off Fred number six in the index finger on the fred number five or the B strain and then I have a mind pieces, That's it. Way less coordinated in the bridge. Same thing. So this is the final this song Just you know, something very cool You can try toe There's no rhythm. There is no is pretty free here The rhythm this There's no reason you just play the courts and sing along If you want Wait here A minor duties A minor kids of this also that it did before on the fifth friend is this is the same as dears one here This'll scored that. This is the same Aziz one e love the score like D says g perfect. He says, Here you see, I have my ring finger here on the front number 10 and my pinky finger here number 10 also but on the D string. So e and the strain here If there Dad, I have middle finger owns the friend number nine and G string my index finger here Fred number eight or the beast drink. They can play G way 10. CONCLUSION: all right. This was the course. Thank you very much for being here with me. This lesson I was glad to get you that if you have any questions about this lesson, uh, please write me a comment here on school share, and I'll be glad to help you. Thank you very much.