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How to play Five Years Time by Noah and the Whale on Ukulele





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Uploaded on Apr 13, 2008

This is a video by a beginner and for a beginner. It goes over the tuning, chords, chorder, and strumming for the song Five Years Time by Noah and the Whale.

Original song:
Chords and lyrics from

The song itself has only three chords: C, F, and G. The video goes over two possible options for which G to play. The chorder just repeats: C, F, G, F.

The strumming pattern is
1) down
2) up
3) hit
4) up
(switch chords and repeat)

Video breakdown:
0:00 - Intro
0:08 - Tuning (GCEA)
0:14 - Chords (C, F, and G)
1:42 - Chorder
2:05 - Strumming pattern (down - up - hit - up, switch and repeat)
2:53 - Tricky part in strumming (hiccup on the C only)
3:33 - Demonstration (starts slow, speeds up)

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and as always, enjoy playing!

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