10 Songs That Use Only 4 Chords [Pt. 1]

Halsey – 100 Letters from hopeless fountain kingdom album

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

“100 Letters” is in A Major key for keyboard player you should transpose up whole tone to play this song with basic way. It uses 1 5, 4 5 1 & 4 5 6 progressions. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

C
 He said "please don't go away"
C
 He said "please don't go away"
G
 I said "it's too late" I said "it's too late"
C
 He said "please don't go away"
C
 He said "please don't go away"
G
 I said "it's too late" I said "it's too late"

Good Times by All Time Low

via Fueled By Ramen, Warner Music & WEA International Inc..

“Good Times” is in the key of G Major if you play keyboard you don’t need to transpose to play this song on easy version. It uses VI IV I & VI IV I II progressions. Use Down Up Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the third beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                Em                                   C
While the punks started picking fights
                          G
With the skater kids under city lights
      Am                     Em                        C
Remember how we laughed 'til we cried
                              G
I won't forget the good times

Eyes Closed by Halsey from hopeless fountain kingdom album

This song is written by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, Halsey, Happy Perez and The Weeknd and produced by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat & Happy Perez via Astralwerks.

“Eyes Closed” is in the key of C sharp Minor if you play guitar you must put capo on 4th fret to play this song on easy version. It uses VI V IV II VI progression for the entire song. Use Down Down UpDownUpDown Down strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord just before the 3rd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

       Am             
Now if I keep my eyes closed, 
                             G
He looks just like you
                          F  Dm              Am
But he'll never stay, they never do
       Am
Now if I keep my eyes closed, 
                             G
He feels just like you
                                 F
But you've been replaced
                  Dm                         Am
I'm face to face with someone new
 
Am                                                        G
He don't realize that I'm thinkin' about you
                    F  Dm               Am
It's nothing new, it's nothing new

Scared to Be Lonely by Niall Horan

“Scared to Be Lonely” is in C Major key if you play Uke you don’t need any capo to play this song with basic chords. It uses 4 1 5, 4 1 5 6 and 4 6 5 progressions. 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:

                                 F                              Am  
Now we're picking fights and slamming doors 
          G                  
Magnifying all our flaws
                         F                        Am 
And I wonder why, wonder what for
                G                                
Why we keep coming back for more

Niall Horan – On The Loose

“On The Loose” is in B Minor key if you play Uke you have to put capo on second fret to play this song on simple chords. It uses VI II IV V progression for the entire song. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                 Am                                  Dm
Yeah, she loves when everybody's watching
            F                                   G
She knows the way her body moves
       Am                                       Dm
She loves the way they all crawl back when she says
            F                                G
She loves nobody else but you

Your Song by Rita Ora

This song is written by Ed Sheeran & Steve Mac and produced by Steve Mac via Atlantic Records and Warner Music.

“Your Song” is in C# Major key for Uke player you need to put capo on first fret to play this song on simple way. It uses 4 1 5 6 and 6 4 1 progressions. Use Down UpDown Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the up of 2nd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                          Am
I woke up with a fear this morning
F       C                               F            C     G  Am
But I can taste you on the tip of my tongue
                 Am
Alarm without no warning
F               C      
You're by my side 
                            F               C     G  Am
And we've got smoke in our lungs

There For You by Martin Garrix featuring Troye Sivan

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

“There For You” is in A Major key if you play electone you must transpose up 1 tone to play this song on easy way. It uses IV II VI V progression for the entire song. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

C                                      Am
I woke up pissed off today
       Em                                    D
And lately, everyone feels fake
             C                                    Am
Somewhere, I lost a piece of me
              Em                                D
Smoking cigarettes on balconies

When a Woman by Shakira

This song is written by Jon Mills, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Kurtis McKenzie, Magnus Hoiberg and Shakira and produced by Cashmere Cat, Kurtis McKenzie, Olgui Chirino and Shakira.

“When a Woman” is in Eb Major key for Uke player you should put capo on first fret to play this song on easiest way. It uses 4 2 6 5 progression for the entire song. Use Down UpDown Up Down UpDown Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

Take you to hell and back

Nights with You by MØ

This song is written by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat, MØ, Ryan Tedder & SOPHIE and produced by Benny Blanco, Cashmere Cat and SOPHIE via Sony Music.

“Nights with You” is in E Major key if you play keyboard you have to transpose up 4 semitones to play this song with easiest way. It uses 1 5 6 4 progression for the entire song. Use Down Down Down Down strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the third beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

C
 Lose the tension
G                                       Am
 Even though the world is mad
                                      F
And you feel out of control
C                                     G
 But you're the best thing When you let it all fly
Am
Bang your head
                                     F
And put your hands up in the air, oh, babe

Most Girls by Hailee Steinfeld

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

“Most Girls” is in F# Minor key if you play keyboard you need to transpose up 1 tone to play this song on simple chords. It uses 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 2nd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                          Em        C  
You know some days you feel 
        G
So good in your own skin
             Em   C   
But it's okay if you wanna change 
         G
The body that you came in
                            Em
'Cause you look greatest 
C                  G
  When you feel like a damn queen
                       Em                  C
We're all just playing a game in a way, 
                          G
Trying to win at life

Read more article: https://truefire.com/guitar-chord-charts/10-beginner-guitar-chords/

All example of chords lyrics from: chordstv

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