Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Instruments > Acoustic & Classical Guitar
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 01-14-2009, 12:16 AM   #1
blasian
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Slow Love Song To Learn?

Hey Ihave been playing alot of slower stuff on my acoustic lately...And I really like playing love songs...The slower ones.I was gonna go for love song by elton john but...Im not quite that good. So does anyone know of some easy yet really nice slow songs to learn? Thanks
blasian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
Pinto111
Registered User
 
Pinto111's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Patience - GNR
Pinto111 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 12:56 AM   #3
AlanHB
Godin's Resident Groupie
 
AlanHB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Canberra, Australia
Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits

You mayn't be good enough to do the whole finger-picking thing, but a capo and chords will get you a similar sound.
__________________
And no, Guitar Hero will not help. Even on expert. Really.
Soundcloud
AlanHB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 01:39 AM   #4
blasian
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Buncha good reccomendations! Anyone else? Anyone know of a like...Acoustic song that when you hear it it just gives you chills? You know what i mean? Keep em commin.Thanks!
blasian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 08:27 AM   #5
Dark_Althalus
UG's Avatar Obsessionist
 
Dark_Althalus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: in a house
Storm - Lifehouse

Brightest - Copeland

Such Great Heights - Iron and Wine
__________________
But there's no sense crying over every mistake, you just keep on trying till you run out of cake.


We Do What We Must Because We Can
Dark_Althalus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 09:30 AM   #6
daver869
QUIJOTE 23
 
daver869's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Over the RainBow
goo goo dolls - let love in or iris
__________________
EMO
The protagonist sees the dragon and moans about how hard it will be to get the princess to fall in love with him, he gets eaten. The princess is very happy, because he was a whiny fag anyway.

Quote:
Originally Posted by kanguuu
its old, good, but old lol
daver869 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 09:42 AM   #7
xtopher_aaron
Registered User
 
xtopher_aaron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UG
Otis Redding - I've got dreams to remember. (not the good love, the bad kind)

John Mayer - Slow Dancing In A Burning Room

Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Follow You Into The Dark

Just to name a few im listenin to right now... Enjoy!
__________________
"I don't mind making sissy rock. I'll rock your ass sensitive style" - John Mayer
xtopher_aaron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 04:14 PM   #8
Minsk89
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
And I love her- Beatles
Minsk89 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 11:56 PM   #9
blasian
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Nice...I'll follow you into the dark sounds like a good winner....! Thanks...
blasian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 12:24 AM   #10
mcneb
Living Person
 
mcneb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Say Yes - Elliott Smith
__________________


PRS SE Singlecut
Yamaha F335
Crate V18
Ibanez TS9DX

New Amp/Guitar fund
$583/$1100
mcneb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 01:12 AM   #11
Patty-cakez
Needa gets me a woman.
 
Patty-cakez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, California
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pinto111
Patience - GNR


I literally just learned the song... like a couple mins ago (atleast thats when i finished)... I'm so glad you recommended this, cuz i was looking around all these "slow acoustic songs?" threads and i was like "Hey a GnR song! lets check it out".

I hate myself for not hearing this song before now lol.
I'm gunna try nailing the singing and guitar parts simultaneously, then play it for this one girl at my school

Thank you, seriously. lol.
Patty-cakez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 09:11 AM   #12
hitman_47
Scientifically Confused
 
hitman_47's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Delhi, India
Clapton, tears in heaven
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by jpnyc
You are what they call a “rhythm guitarist”. While it's not as glamorous as playing lead you can still get laid. Especially if you can sing and play.




Beer is the solutions to the world's problems.

hitman_47 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 11:10 AM   #13
Pinto111
Registered User
 
Pinto111's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by Patty-cakez
I literally just learned the song... like a couple mins ago (atleast thats when i finished)... I'm so glad you recommended this, cuz i was looking around all these "slow acoustic songs?" threads and i was like "Hey a GnR song! lets check it out".

I hate myself for not hearing this song before now lol.
I'm gunna try nailing the singing and guitar parts simultaneously, then play it for this one girl at my school

Thank you, seriously. lol.


no problem bro

I sang this for a girl i was dating about a year ago and it went over very well
Pinto111 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2009, 08:33 PM   #14
Rachael1975UK
Registered User
 
Rachael1975UK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Ipswich UK
wonderful tonight.... clapton... real easy..
__________________



Freshman acoustic
IbanezGAX70
DIGITECH RP100
Rachael1975UK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2009, 09:47 PM   #15
mike88
Lynyrd Skynyrd fan
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Dublin
Earth Angel by Penguins I think. Piss easy.
mike88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2009, 01:47 AM   #16
Flying Couch
∀ Gundam?!
 
Flying Couch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by hitman_47
Clapton, tears in heaven

Oh yes, I song about the tragic death of his son, that'll get the ladies goin'.

"Michelle" - The Beatles
Flying Couch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2009, 01:43 AM   #17
jdiddy182
Registered User
 
jdiddy182's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcneb
Say Yes - Elliott Smith


damn it you beat me to it!
__________________
Jimi Hendrix > All

Fender MIM Strat
Epiphone Les Paul (SD JB + 59)
Epiphone Dot (Dirty Fingers + 57 Classic)
Yamaha FG700S Acoustic

Crate V-18 212

Dunlop Original Crybaby
EHX Sovtek Big Muff
Boss DS-1
Boss BD-2
Boss BF-2
jdiddy182 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2009, 01:54 AM   #18
Natrone
UG's Festive Brad Paisley
 
Natrone's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Somewhere along I-35
Better Together by Jack Johnson
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by necrosis1193
As usual Natrone's mouth spouts general win.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Silverstein14
man, Natrone you're some kind of ninja I swear


Quote:
Originally Posted by gregs1020
plexi


i realize the longshot that is. little giant to humongous one.


Rest In Peace Stevie Ray
Natrone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2009, 01:24 AM   #19
Stratman54
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Jack Johnson - Angel
Jack Johnson - Same Girl
Jack Johnson - Adrift

Bob Dylan - To Ramona
Bob Dylan - I Don't Believe You
Bob Dylan - Just Like a Woman
Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue
Bob Dylan - Love Minus Zero/No Limit
Bob Dylan - One Too Many Mornings
Bob Dylan - Boots of Spanish Leather
Stratman54 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:28 AM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.