10 Easy Chords In A Key [Pt. 1]

Young by The Chainsmokers

This song is written by Peter Hanna, Sean Jacobs & Taylor Bird and produced by Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young & The Chainsmokers.

If you play guitar you need to put capo on 2nd fret to play this song with easiest chords. It uses just 4 chords with 4 5 6 5 progression for the entire song. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

 C
We both know I go too far 
          D
Like when I wrecked your car
      Em
And almost fought your father 
                 D
When he pushed me in the yard
        C
And all those nights we snuck out, 
              D
Like to meet up at the bar
Em                                                          D
 Don't worry, my love, we're learning to love
But it's hard when you're young

Dancing In the Dark by Imagine Dragons from Evolve album

This song is written by Ben McKee, Dan Reynolds & Daniel Platzman and produced by Alex Da Kid via Interscope Records & KIDinaKORNER.

For piano player you must transpose up 2 semitones to play this song on easiest way. It uses just 2 chords on I V progression for the whole song. Use Down UpDown Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the up of third beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

   G                         D             G
Most days I'm keeping to myself,
          D               G
Living in my little bubble
               D
Pushing my weight and 
  G                  D                       G
Moving my body through the sea
                   D                   G
You could come join with me
             D
Moving like the weekend
G  D                 G
I     don't need nobody

Halsey – Now or Never from hopeless fountain kingdom album

This song is written by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Halsey, Nathan Perez & Starrah and produced by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat & Happy Perez via Astralwerks and Virgin EMI Records.

If you play Uke you need to put capo on second fret to play this song on simple version. It uses 5 chords on 4 6 1 5 and 4 6 5 2 progressions. Use Down Down Down Down strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the 3rd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                              C                                        
Been through the ups, 
                                     Em 
Yeah the ups and the downs with me
                              D                                                       
Got a whole lot of love, 
                                                  Am
But you don't wanna spread it 'round with me, yeah

Katy Perry – Roulette from Witness album

This song is written by Ali Payami, Ferras, Katy Perry, Max Martin & Shellback and produced by Ali Payami, Max Martin and Shellback via Capitol Records.

For ukulele player you need to put capo on 2nd fret to play this song on simple version. It uses only 4 chords on 2 5 6 4 progression for the whole song. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

Am           D
 They say everything in moderation
Em          
 And sometimes, 
        C
You got to give in to temptation
Am      D                              Em                       C 
 So I drop a pin to my location Let's roll the dice
 
             Am                                  D
Big city lights Got me flirting with fire
                    Em
Tonight I'ma let my hair down
                                       C
Have a few rounds and just let go

Hey Hey Hey by Katy Perry from Witness album

This song is written by Ali Payami, Katy Perry, Max Martin, Sarah Hudson, Shellback & Sia and produced by Ali Payami and Max Martin via Capitol Records.

If you play guitar you should put capo on 2nd fret to play this song on basic version. It uses only 4 chords on I IIIdominant VI & I VI III progressions and use B7 as substitution chord. Use Down Down UpDownUpDown Down strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord just before the third beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

 G
Hey, hey, hey
         B7                         Em
You think that I'm a little baby
                                                    G
You think that I am fragile like a Fabergé
         B7                                              Em
You think that I am cracking, but you can't break me No-o-o-o-oh, 
 G
Hey, hey, hey
         B7                         Em
You think that I'm a little baby
                                                    G
You think that I am fragile like a Fabergé
         B7                                              Em
You think that I am cracking, but you can't break me
                      G
No-o-o-o-oh, no way
B7                 Em
No-o-o-o-oh, no way
                       G
No-o-o-o-oh, no way
         B7                                              Em
You think that I am cracking, but you can't break me (Br-br-break me)

Green Light by Lorde from Melodrama album

This song is written by Jack Antonoff, Joel Little & Lorde and produced by Frank Dukes, Jack Antonoff, Kuk Harrell and Lorde via Ducky Donath Music, Emi Blackwood Music Inc., Songs Music Publishing LLC and Sony / ATV Songs LLC.

If you play electone you must transpose up 1 tone to play this song with simple version. It uses 5 chords with 4 1 5, 5 4 6 and 6 1 4 progressions. Use Down UpDown Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

Em                                 G                             C
  Sometimes I wake up in a different bedroom
Em                              G
  I whisper things, the city 
                                C
Sings 'em back to you

100 Letters by Halsey from hopeless fountain kingdom album

This song is written by Eric Frederic and Halsey and produced by Ricky Reed.

If you play electone you should transpose up 1 tone to play this song on simple way. It uses just 4 chords on I V, IV V I and IV V VI progressions. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                   C                                    D
And now I can't stop thinking that I can't stop thinking
           G
That I almost gave you everything
                         C                                      D
And now the whole thing's finished and I can't stop wishing
          Em
That I never gave you anything

This Town by Niall Horan

This song is written by Daniel Bryer, Jamie Scott, Mike Needle & Niall Horan and produced by Greg Kurstin via Capitol Records and Neon Haze Music.

If you play guitar you must put capo on second fret to play this song with easiest way. It uses 5 chords with I VI IV, I VI IV V, II V I V VI, VI IV I VI V & VI V I IV progressions. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the 3rd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

           Em 
If the whole world was watching I’d still dance with you
           C
Drive highways and byways to be there with you
G                                           
Over and over the only truth 
Em      D                 G          C   
Everything comes back to you
        G                                              
You still make me nervous when you walk in the room
           Em
Them butterflies they come alive when I’m next to you
C                                           
Over and over the only truth 
Em      D                 G          C     D  G  
Everything comes back to you
Em      D                 G          C     D  G  
Everything comes back to you

There For You by Martin Garrix featuring Troye Sivan

This song is written by Ben Burgess, Brett McLaughlin, Cook Classics, Jesse Thomas, Martin Garrix and Troye Sivan and produced by Bart Schoudel, Cook Classics and Martin Garrix.

For ukulele player you must put capo on second fret to play this song with easy way. It uses only 4 chords with 4 2 6 5 progression for the entire song. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                       C
So when your tears roll down your 
Am
Pillow like a river
            Em                         D
I'll be there for you I'll be there for you
                          C
When you're screaming, but they 
Am
Only hear you whisper
         Em
I'll be loud for you
D
  But you gotta be there for me too

Most Girls by Hailee Steinfeld

This song is written by Asia Whiteacre, Hailee Steinfeld, Jeremy Dussolliet, Ryan Tedder, Tim Sommers and Zach Skelton and produced by Ryan Tedder & Zach Skelton via Republic Records.

If you play electone you should transpose up whole tone to play this song on basic chords. It uses just 4 chords on 6 4 1 and 6 4 1 5 progressions. Use Down UpDown Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the up of second beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

              Em                    C  
They're stayin' out late cause they just celebratin'
G
I wanna be like, I wanna be like
               Em                   C 
They're stayin' out late cause they just celebratin'
G
I wanna be like, I wanna be like

Read more article: https://www.studybass.com/lessons/harmony/keys-in-music/

All example of chords lyrics from: chordstv

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