Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Delay-Heavy Songs"

Album:

Song Key: G♭

Make Room

Artist: The Church Will Sing

Album:

Song Key: C

Fresh Wind

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Some nice lead combos

Nice slow building

Holding down the low end

Beautiful piano line

Album:

Song Key: B

Turn Your Eyes

Artist: Sovereign Grace

Light Duty for both guitars on this one so lay back and enjoy the slow pace

Super chill song. Just need some coordination in the beginning.

Great song with some nice chord changes

Gentle piano work throughout

Album:

Song Key: A

Christ Be Magnified

Artist: Cody Carnes

Pretty straight forward with some good ole tom grooves.

Such a great bass track. Very easy because we're copying a synth bass.

Album:

Song Key: F

It Is Finished

Artist: Melodie Malone

Added acoustic and some important riffs on the lead guitar.

Tom grooves and then grab that pocket at the end.

Great riffs at the end. You will learn a lot on this one.

Album:

Song Key: B

What A Saviour

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Watch the count on this one

Coordination and tom grooves.

Some changes that feel like they may be in odd time but they are not so we can rock it!

Break out the EP!

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Fade Away

Artist: Melodie Malone

Easy acoustic with a few fun lead parts.

Tight grooves!

Groovy second verse and lines up with kick nicely.

Album:

Song Key: C

Behold The Lamb

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Easy acoustic tune with a few key lead riffs.

Toms and spacious grooves to start and then we lay into it!!

Pretty easy, has a quick change in the chorus but you can do it!!!

Heavy on the piano

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Hallelujah For The Cross

Artist: Chris McClarney

Combining two main lead parts and an easy acoustic part.

Such a great song and a sweet little groove in verse 2.

Two great grooves and some sweet verses.

Epic tune.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Our God Saves

Artist: Paul Baloche

Turn on your delay pedal and get to work.

Simple pocket grooves.

Great one with some fun bits and pieces and a section for 5 string players.

Easy organ.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Hosanna

Artist: Hillsong United

Great opening lead riff. Lock in those hammer-ons!

Fun little intricate groove at the beginning of this song. You've got this!!

All about bass! Amazing 16ths!

Love the pad on this one.

Album:

Song Key: D

Miracles

Artist: Jesus Culture

This one is simple but you need to know where you're at.

Pretty simple grooves.

Super easy! You've got this!

Cool piano pad.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Blessed Assurance

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of repetition but it builds

Fun little 6/8 tune

Hold down that low end

Pretty basic from a playing standpoint

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

Album:

Song Key: C

You Are Life

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Double delay and easy strum on acoustic

This one drives and we get to do a pretty cool fill too!

driving 16ths

Synth tones hold this down

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Who You Say I Am

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Easy acoustic and lots of lead parts in this one.

This one is in 6/8 and has some groovy tom grooves!

Great 6/8 feel, with really cool patterns and grooves on choruses.

Heavy synth pads

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Came To My Rescue

Artist: Hillsong United

Strum pattern's a little different in this one but it's simple enough. Nice opening lead riff as well.

Lots of snare rolls and toms in this one.

Get warmed up for that bridge.

Easy pads on this one.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

Your Great Name

Artist: Natalie Grant

Pretty basic all around.

Fun song to play!

Fun song with a great groove.

Getting Stringy with it

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

All Hail King Jesus

Artist: Jeremy Riddle

Epic parts. Tone section is important so check it out.

We start off pretty chill on this one but hang in there it gets a little bigger.

Sneaky 2 bars but a great bass part.

Beautiful layers

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

More Like Jesus

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Lead work starts slow but it builds.

Not much to this one.

6/8 Drivey one.

Epic Keys!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Resurrection Power

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Acoustic players are going to be busy with this one.

Powerful driving grooves.

Adventurous bridge.

Warm up those fingers

Album:

Song Key: C

Stronger

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Love the rhythm on the chord changes on this one.

This one is in 3/4 but it's not too hard.

So Much good stuff to learn. 16'ths and grooves and substitute chords

Basic piano tune on this one

Album:

Song Key: C

Come To The Table

Artist: Sidewalk Prophets

Lots to do on both guitars.

Nice pocket in the chorus and a fun Turnaround!

16ths of Glory!!!

String Time!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

My Heart Is Yours

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Epic tune with big lead guitar and we added acoustic.

Big builder!

We really drive this one!

Simple piano with a nice moving line on the chorus.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Holy Ground

Artist: Melodie Malone

Easy acoustic and LOTS of lead work.

Very dynamic song!!

4 Chords and some great grooves!

Lots to do with four chords.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)

Artist: Casting Crowns

Simple acoustic and some light riffing.

Super simple grooves!

Some nice grooves and riffs.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Take Courage

Artist: Bethel Music

Tasty lead riffs and an added acoustic part that fits perfectly.

Pocket grooves in the beginning and then we let loose in the outro.

We play all the way through. Some amazing parts.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Tremble

Artist: Mosaic MSC

Couple key riffs on this one with an added acoustic part.

Simple grooves and let the loop do the work.

Great song build with a fun riff to learn.

Love the tones on this

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Gracefully Broken

Artist: Matt Redman

Simple all around with a great building tag

Pretty chill tune with a nice pocket groove.

Beautiful song with some great pentatonic riffs.

Get your gospel on.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Forever Reign

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Partial palm muted rhythm with some delay-filled lead.

Simple tom grooves to start and then we get to let loose!!

Great 16th groove!

Break out the rhodes with a lot of delay!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Waiting Here For You

Artist: Martin Smith

Slow builder but the last section takes it to the roof.

Speaking of waiting...

Straight ahead slow build and not too much work.

A 16th note arp the entire time!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Wonder

Artist: Hillsong United

Really cool mix of parts. Acoustic takes electric duties on this one.

Fun upbeat tune but we have to stay on our toes with some groove changes.

Synth fun with Overdrive.

This one is all about that tone chapter

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

God's Great Dance Floor

Artist: Chris Tomlin

A lead riff that just doesn't get old and it's simple to play.

Pounding that kick.

Quite a bit but really fun.

Easy chords but challenging patch changes!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Yes And Amen

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Four chords and some fun lead riffing

Lets hop into that pocket!!

Super fun Groove!

Lay down those chords

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

You Are Love And Love Alone

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

That guitar and piano riff. Awesome

Super easy. Just lay back into the groove!

You come in on the 4th beat of the bar. That is the trick!

Tasteful piano. Lay back and enjoy it.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

I Am

Artist: David Crowder

Heavy acoustic but we go into detail on the tone settings to get that sweet feedback sound.

Easy song to learn!! Just toms and snare.

Synth bass feel and overdrive if you have it.

Straight up piano part on this one

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G♭

All I Really Want

Artist: Tim Timmons

Tasteful parts all around

Simple tune to learn!!

Such Great Finesse!

Heavy piano

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Open Hands

Artist: Laura Story

Acoustic picking and light lead work

Love it when it opens up

great groove!

Check that arpeggiator on verse 2

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Alive

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

High energy synth tune. We add acoustic and teach synth parts on the lead guitar.

This is a straight up dance tune.

crazy dotted 8th groove!

Put your 'big boy pants' on... this tune is a challenge!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

Come As You Are

Artist: David Crowder

Such a beautiful song with technical slide work and an easy acoustic guitar strum.

Love that swing feel.

Straight and great! Synth bass world!

Beautiful piano work

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Nothing Is Impossible

Artist: Planetshakers

Effect heavy riffs that sound harder than they are. Rhythm strumming is a little tricky.

Remember the title of this song when you first give it a listen.

I've simplified a bit but there's additional content for you pros.

Don't let this one scare you. Not as rough as you might think.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Exalted Over All

Artist: Vertical Worship

Pretty simple for 7 guitars...

Not a hard one to learn and we get to jam on those toms!

Groove at the end is fun and the bridge is a great part!

Pads and some sweet accents

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Holy Holy Holy (Jesus Reigns)

Artist: Highlands Worship

Interesting lead tones and acoustic picking.

Pretty relaxed feel for this song.

Great interesting groove in the bridge!

Stack those strings.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: F

Man of Sorrows

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Feels like a modern hymn. Well written with some cool acoustic picking.

Pretty simple tune.

Different groove but great to play.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

From The Inside Out

Artist: Hillsong United

Simple acoustic and strong lead.

Pretty straight forward.

Diamond those babies!

Time to grind the organ!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Come Alive (Dry Bones)

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Added acoustic and washed out lead.

Nice sparse loop groove.

Synth bass owned by the 4 string bassists!

Great arpeggiating piano lines, big synth, and a cello arp!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Glory To Glory

Artist: Bethel Music

Delay heavy lead and grooving acoustic.

Fun Times!!!

Synth bass part that we can rock!

Easy Piano!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Lion And The Lamb

Artist: Bethel Music

Work the vibrato

Such a fun song!!

Really great bass track! You can do it!!

Break out the ARP!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

God is Able

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Nice open chords and catchy riffs. Step on your delay pedal now.

The snare variations are what make this song so fun to play.

Australian 16 ths!

Get ready for the B3 and some strings!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Praise The King

Artist: Corey Voss

Love the moving rhythm riff

Awesome song! Fun and easy grooves!

Fun Lick in Drum Chorus!

Jack of all trades

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Forever Reign

Artist: One Sonic Society

The lead guitar just rings out beautifully. You could play these notes all day.

This one can be a little challenging but challenge = fun.

Signature groove in drop C!

Soft pads and light movement

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

O Come To The Altar

Artist: Elevation Worship

Love the lead work in this. So tasteful!

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!!

Good solid tones in a 6/8 beauty

Nice chords... easy melodies!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Click on delay. Play riffs. Sound cool.

Watch for that cymbal on the chorus.

Great hits on the chorus

Four on the floor chords!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

The Same Love

Artist: Paul Baloche

Would Paul Baloche steer you wrong? No. No he wouldn't.

Straight forward and simple. Get ready to sit down in that pocket.

Super straight forward and fun.

Nice, relaxed piano part.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

You Alone

Artist: NCC Worship

Simple acoustic tune with a lot of simple lead lines.

Pretty simple tune. Dig into that pocket.

Solid quarter notes to make up a great groove.

Nice synths with an arpeggiator.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

Rushing Waters

Artist: Dustin Smith

Rushing waters and power chords sound awfully similar.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

He Is Risen

Artist: Paul Baloche

Lead guitarists will be busy. Acoustic players be sure to check out the solo acoustic chapter.

Easy Piano/Organ Combo!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D♭

Grace So Glorious

Artist: Elevation Worship

Lots of lead work and a really simple acoustic part. Be sure to check out the solo acoustic section.

Driving anthemic song with some great walking changes.

Nice lead line on the chorus.

Album:

Tempo: 90

Song Key: E♭

I Can Feel You

Artist: Bethel Music

Tons of lead work in this one!

The kick and snare really own this one.

Lots of cool percussive parts. A challenging one but a great one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

All Things New

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Effect heavy lead guitars and some interesting flat picking keep this interesting all the way through.

Such a dynamic song so be dynamic!

Very interesting Instrumental Groove.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Rise

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Love the lead work in this one. So much fun to play. Solo acoustic section is sweet as well.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

You'll Come

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Great open E voicings and some sweet delay.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G♭

Glorious Ruins

Artist: Hillsong Worship

TONS of lead work. Nice open acoustic chords.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

The Time Has Come

Artist: Hillsong United

We give you the full intro on this one so get after it.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Sovereign

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Here's a simply written tune with a great melody. No reason you can't get this one ready by Sunday.

A great 16th note melody!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E

This Is Our God

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Working on some strum emphasis in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E♭

White Flag

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Detailed dotted eight note delay discussion in this one.

Easy Chords. Simple Sounds

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

I Lift My Hands

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Love the chorus riff on this one. Some tricky F chords but an easy strum pattern.

Nice lead piano lines...

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E♭

Waiting Here for You

Artist: Christy Nockels

This song does make you wait but it's worth it.

Great parts. Not too hard to master once you know each part.

Another 16th note arp!

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