need help with strumming pattern


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10-03-2005, 06:49 PM
could someone please help me with the strumming pattern for the song first day of my life by Bright Eyes.

10-03-2005, 06:56 PM
Never heard the song but here's a tip.

Drum something along with the strum pattern. Your guitar, a book, your lap anything. You could even Mute the strings and strum along until you've got it. That should help

10-04-2005, 06:21 PM
for that song what i do is :

play the bass note or root .... then there is strong upstroke ........i dont have my guitar with me but down up down little bit lighter strokes.... or up down up .... just try both and see what one sounds better .....i.. hope this helped alittle