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Break Free from "Normal" Chords 7

Take 5

Two very basic chords - however if you play the "normal" E minor and B minor shapes it doesn't sound quite right.

These shapes give you the right voicings and with practice are easy to play.

Note that with the E minor shape you could add in all the open strings as well but for this tune we don't need them and generally it's best to think of these shapes like 3 note barre chords - play them anywhere on the neck ( the root note is where your little finger is )

The R/H technique I'm using is the thumb gets the bass note and 1st and 2nd fingers get the chord

This piece has a 5/4 time signature.

I count - 1 - 2 & 3 - 1 - 2 - [ 3 beats on Em / 2 beats on Bm ]


The Tab


If you want to play along this is a looped version of the soundfile