#1
Is playing the electric guitar hard? Do you need to learn how to play regular guitar in order to play electric? Plz and thank you!
#2
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It's as hard as you make it and depends on how much work you put into it. I'd say it's slightly easier than playing "regular" guitar, if by that you mean a standard steel string acoustic guitar, simply because the string tension is lesser.
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#3
It depends on how committed you are to it. Some people find it difficult and drop it because they don't want to put the effort in, but if you think that you will stick to it then you should get decent at playing it pretty fast. It does get harder as you go along, but it's definitely worth it. Do you mean "regular guitar" as in acoustic guitar? If so, then no, it's not necessary, but if you get down the foundations for acoustic, you will be a lot better on electric when you switch to it.
#4
Quote by feiwer12
Is playing the electric guitar hard? Do you need to learn how to play regular guitar in order to play electric? Plz and thank you!


Electric guitar is very hard and that's why no one plays it. Youz welcome.

It depends on how much time you put into it. No, it isn't "hard" per se, but that again depends on how you go about practicing.

And you don't have to learn how to play regular guitar in order to play electric.
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#5
I would learn of an acoustic first, not that it's not good or anything, but it's just simpler to learn off of.
#6
I'm sorry feiwer12, your post was so rediculous I had to make an account just to respond. In reality you can learn on either, its all the same strings and notes. Electrics usually have a thinner fretboard, and as such, I found it easier to learn on the electric first when I was a kid. Beyond that, theres techniques that differ between guitar types, but save that for when youve got the basics down.
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She will join the prom.

She insists to wear this lights.

I don't think so.

How can I persuade her?
#8
Quote by feiwer12
Is playing the electric guitar hard? Do you need to learn how to play regular guitar in order to play electric? Plz and thank you!

What are you interested in doing?

It's physically more difficult to initially play on a "regular" acoustic guitar, but the nice thing is after you've learned just a very small amount of chords you'll be able to quickly learn tons of songs for sing-a-longs and that sort of thing.

So if you'd like to be able to learn songs and play them for your sweet heart, then I'd recommend an acoustic. Similarly, if you want to play around a campfire -- you can't go wrong learning on an acoustic.

On the other hand, if you want to play rock 'n roll with friends or accompanying a backing track, you'll want to go the electric route. Not initially as physically demanding as the acoustic -- so you could call it "easier". But you'll need more equipment -- an amplifier & cord being the main things.
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Is it hard? Hm. I'd say that depends on if you want to play Beatles, or Protest the Hero.

But seriously... if you *want* to play, then does it really matter? Are you just going to give up if it's *too hard*?

And guitar is guitar is guitar. Acoustics and electrics feel and sound different, but you play them the same. Doesn't matter which one you start with.
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