10 Songs That Use Only 6 Chords [Pt. 1]

Imagine Dragons – Thunder from Evolve album

This song is written by Alex Da Kid, Jayson DeZuzio & Wayne Sermon and produced by Alex Da Kid & Jayson DeZuzio via Interscope Records & KIDinaKORNER.

“Thunder” is in A Minor key for Uke player you don’t need any capo to play this song with easy way. It uses 1 4, 1 6 4 & 3 5 2 5 progressions. Use Down UpDown Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

C
 Kids were laughing in my classes
C
 While I was scheming for the masses
  F
Who do you think you are?
    F
Dreaming 'bout being a big star

Imagine Dragons – Mouth of the River from Evolve album

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

“Mouth of the River” is in the key of G sharp Major if you play Uke you should put capo on 1st fret to play this song on easy way. It uses 1 3 6 2 and 4 1 5 6 progressions. Use Down UpDown 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:

 C  G  D  Em              D
                  Oh, the mouth of the river
 C                                      G  D  Em
Oh, the mouth of the river
                D
Oh, the mouth of the river

Imagine Dragons – Whatever It Takes from Evolve album

This song is written by Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman and Joel Little and produced by Joel Little via Interscope Records & KIDinaKORNER.

“Whatever It Takes” is in the key of D flat Major if you play piano you have to transpose up 1/2 tone to play this song on easiest way. It uses 4 1 5 6, 6 5 2M 3 & 6 5 3 progressions and use D 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:

                      F  
Whatever it takes
C                              G                      Am
 'Cause I love the adrenaline in my veins
                           F
I do whatever it takes
C                                G
 'Cause I love how it feels 
                               Am
When I break the chains
                     F      C
Whatever it takes
        G                    
You take me to the top
      Am                              F
I'm ready for whatever it takes
C                              G                      Am
 'Cause I love the adrenaline in my veins
I do what it takes

Halsey – Heaven In Hiding from hopeless fountain kingdom album

This song is written by Greg Kurstin and Halsey and produced by Greg Kurstin via Astralwerks.

“Heaven In Hiding” is in the key of C sharp Minor for electone player you have to transpose up 2 tones to play this song with simple way. It uses 6 4 1 5, 6 4 2 3 & 6 5 6 progressions. Use Down Down Up Down Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the 3rd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

   Am                    G                           Am
I push up on my toes, you call me "sweet thing"
         Am                            G  
And breathing down your neck, 
                   Am
Your body screaming
                 Am                                  G                      
And you thought that you were the boss tonight,
     Am
But I can put up one good fight
  Am                     G                  Am
I flip the script like I can take a beating

David Guetta – 2U featuring Justin Bieber

This song is written by Justin Bieber and produced by David Guetta.

“2U” is in G# Minor key if you play piano you need to transpose up two tones to play this song with easy version. It uses 1 5 4, 2 3 6, 2 4 5, 2 5 3 6, 4 5 6, 6 1 4 & 6 5 4 progressions. Use Down Down Up Down Down Up strumming pattern per 2 chords and you need to change chord on the 3rd beat.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                G    D      C   Am              D
When it comes to you There's no crime
                 Bm             Em
Let's take both of our souls
      Am      C
And intertwine 
   D          G    D      C   Am           D
When it comes to you Don't be blind
                   Bm                 Em
Watch me speak from my heart
               C       D  Em    C       D   Em
When it comes to you, comes to you

Scared to Be Lonely (Acoustic Version) by Martin Garrix featuring Dua Lipa

This song is written by Georgia Ku, Giorgio Tuinfort, Kyle Shearer, Martin Garrix & Nate Campany and produced by Martin Garrix via Epic Amsterdam, Sony Music and STMPD RCRDS.

“Scared to Be Lonely (Acoustic Version)” is in the key of C# Minor if you play electone you must transpose up two tones to play this song with easiest chords. It uses 4 1 5 2, 4 1 5 6, 4 6 5 & 4 6 5 3 progressions. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

                  F                            Am
Too much time, losing track of us
    G                   
Where was the real?
          F                                Am
Undefined, spiraling out of touch 
        G            
Forgot how it feels

Noah Cyrus – Make Me (Cry) featuring Labrinth

This song is written by Labrinth & Noah Cyrus and produced by Labrinth via RECORDS.

“Make Me (Cry)” is in A Minor key if you play Uke you don’t need any capo to play this song on basic way. It uses 1 5 4, 2 5, 2 5 1, 6 4 2 7M, 6 4 5 1 4, 6 4 6 2 and 6 5 4 progressions and use B7 as substitution chord. Use Down Down Down Down strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

               C                       G            F
I never needed you like I do right now
               C                       G            F
I never needed you like I do right now
             Am                   G            F
I never hated you like I do right now
            Dm               G                   C
('Cause all you ever do is make me)

Niall Horan – Slow Hands

This song is written by Alexander Izquierdo, John Ryan, Julian Bunetta, Niall Horan, Rooty & Tobias Jesso Jr. and produced by Julian Bunetta via Capitol Records and Neon Haze Music.

“Slow Hands” is in the key of A Minor for guitar player you don’t need any capo to play this song on basic version. It uses I VI, I VI IV V, IV, IV IIImajor, IV V, IV V III, IV V IIImajor VI & IV V VI progressions and use E as substitution chord. Use Down Up Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

F    
 Slow hands
            G                                 Am
Like sweat dripping down our dirty laundry
 F
No, no chance
                G                      Em
That I'm leaving here without you on me
F
I, I know
            G                                   Am
Yeah, I already know that there ain't no stopping
F                                G
 Your plans and those Slow hands (woo)

Halsey – Strangers feat. Lauren Jauregui from hopeless fountain kingdom album

This song is written by Greg Kurstin and Halsey and produced by Greg Kurstin via Astralwerks.

“Strangers” is in the key of E Major for piano player you need to transpose up four semitones to play this song on easy chords. It uses II I V, II I V VI, IV VI V & IV VI V II III progressions. Use Down Down Up Up Down Up strumming pattern per chord.

See example of chords lyrics here:

F                                Am
 When I wake up all alone
                                         G
And I'm thinking of your skin
                            G
I remember, I remember what you told me

Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind by Lana Del Rey

This song is written by Lana Del Rey and Rick Nowels and produced by Dean Reid, Kieron Menzies, Lana Del Rey and Rick Nowels via Interscope Records & Polydor Records.

“Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind” is in the key of E Minor for ukulele player you don’t need any capo to play this song on easy version. It uses I bVII IV, I bVII IV V, II I V IV & VI IV V progressions and use F as substitution chord. 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:

             Am                             G
'Cause what about all these children
          D                           C
And what about all their parents
        Am                                      G
And what about about all their crowns they wear
      D                       C
In hair so long like mine
         Am                         G
And what about all their wishes
                 D                     C
Wrapped up like garland roses
   Am                     G
Round their little heads
              D                         C
I said a prayer for a third time

Read more article: https://www.8notes.com/guitar_chord_chart/

All example of chords lyrics from: chordstv

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