Song Tutorials and Lessons in "Female Lead"

Album:

Song Key: Eb

Free, Amen

Artist: We The Kingdom

Some gospel riffs and a lie chromatic passing tone.

Break out your gospel chops!

Album:

Song Key: D

Holy Water

Artist: We The Kingdom

Grit and growl.

Easy Peezy.

A lot to get but super fun.

Gospel piano and grinding organ make this song.

Album:

Song Key: D

King of Kings

Artist: Hillsong Worship

A short, easy song from Hillsong? Surely you jest!

Big tom grooves on this one.

Awesome grooves on this one.

Simple piano tune with some cool pads.

Album:

Song Key: G

Love Has A Name

Artist: Jesus Culture

Funky acoustic work and some trippy lead riffs

Spacious grooves starting out but then we rock it out!

Groovy parts and some 10ths for good measure.

Album:

Song Key: G

Defender

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Simple parts for everyone!

Pretty simple grooves. Toms and Pocket.

Easy one with a great riff at the end.

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: Ab

Goodness Of God

Artist: Bethel Music

We get to explore lead and catching the country feel.

Laying back on the back side of the groove.

Straight forward with a fun riff at the end.

Piano and organ keep the vibe

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: G

Freedom

Artist: Jesus Culture

Get pumped!

Fast paced and fun to play!

Sweet riffs to learn!

Chord your way through with a cool little melody.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

New Wine

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Pretty easy one for all guitarists involved.

Lots of Tom grooves!

Pretty straight forward with a nice push in the chorus.

We carry the load on this but it's a light one.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Jesus Culture with Martin Smith

Do some fingerpicking, play some slide, and that's just the lead work! Acoustic just strums the night away.

Lots of tom work in this one!!

Drivey song but not too difficult.

Basic Chorder!

Album:

Song Key: F

You Say

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Finger picking acoustic and the easiest lead guitar of all time.

Lay back and support the song.

Groove with the drums is awesome.

Acoustic piano is the driving force on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

Revelation Song

Artist: Kari Jobe

Great practice for flat picking and some big lead parts.

Pretty simple grooves.

This is a simple song to mark the changes but we will learn a whole lot more in this version.

Easy Chords

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Desert Song

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Loving the movement on this lead riff. Acoustic players get ready for some bar chords

Snare and Tom grooves all over this one.

Great riff!!!

Easy Piano Arp!

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:

Song Key: B♭

Come People Of The Risen King

Artist: Keith and Kristyn Getty

Great passing tone song.

Driving song from the get go.

This one gets a little funky

Work that loop

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: D

Your Glory (Nothing But The Blood)

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Easy acoustic picking and some slide on lead.

Such laid back grooves

You don't come in until 2:19 but we bring it up to 16ths.

Piano takes the lead in this one.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Lead Me To the Cross

Artist: Hillsong United

Lovely acoustic work and ambient lead work.

Pretty simple tune.

Good parts and slightly challenging groove.

Nice easy one.

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: Up

Song Key: E

Rooftops

Artist: Jesus Culture

Lead gets to have some fun with this one. Strum pattern is a little different too.

This one drives!!

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: Up

Song Key: A

Oh How I Need You

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Foot stomper that's a joy to play. Electric is a piece of cake.

Taking two drummers and making them one.

Nice hollow body Bass tone

Diamonds are forever!

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: Down

Song Key: G

Broken Vessels (Amazing Grace)

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This tune has one riff that starts building and never looks back. Nice acoustic fingerpicking also.

This song cuts loose but you have to be patient.

16ths all day long!

Great piano lines. Lots of sections so pay attention.

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: Down

Song Key: D

What A Beautiful Name

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Time to get plucky

This ones a fun one!!

Groove on the Chorus!

Great reverb piano!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: C

I Surrender

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

So tasteful

Easy grooves with an organic feel.

Very easy, copy the synth bass.

Classic easy chorder.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: B♭

King Of My Heart

Artist: John Mark and Sarah McMillan

Beautiful layering on the guitars in this one.

Super simple!!

Delay on the bass on this one!

Time for the 80s

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Trust In You

Artist: Lauren Daigle

Easy all around

Simple grooves in this song. Let this song breathe!

Easy parts but some extra bits to learn if you want them!

Heavily produced with lots of synths!

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: E♭

You Make Me Brave

Artist: Bethel Music

Work that modulated delay and get ready to go epic.

Really work on the details of this one. They are worth it.

Love a line that drives like this.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Wake

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

Who knew 4 chords could be so much fun?

Get your dance on. This thing pumps.

4 Chords, Same sequence but great energy!

Dancy dance

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

We Are Waiting

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Beautiful acoustic picking with some clean lead texture.

Nice relaxed tune!!

So very attainable. Keep it simple. Bass comes in at 0:40

Easy Chorder!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G♭

Hands To The Heavens

Artist: Kari Jobe

Lots of lead and some light acoustic.

Simple song with some fun grooves!!

A long one but a good one! Straight forward.

Piano chording with strings and pads.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Holy Spirit

Artist: Francesca Battistelli

Beautiful acoustic picking and some strong lead work

Toms..Toms.....and more toms!! Fun song!

5 string lows.

Four Chord Song!!!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

Artist: Hillsong United

Slow builder that's worth the wait.

This song is a journey and we get to go along for the ride.

Some surprises if you have played this by ear before but well worth it.

Get ready for some synth work!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A♭

Forever

Artist: Kari Jobe

Epic song with simple chords. Be sure to check out the solo acoustic section.

Really solid and focused groove

Great one that is super easy to learn.

Nice and out front piano for us.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: G

It Is Well

Artist: Bethel Music

Slow piano burner but worry not. You can play it on guitar.

Straight forward but fun!

Easy once you count it out.

Slow piano feature that builds to a rocking ending!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Fearless

Artist: Mia Fieldes

That riff on the bridge!!!

This song has some really tight grooves and is a ton of fun to play!!

Driving sixteenths!

You're going to love the arpeggiated synths on this tune.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

Spirit Of The Living God

Artist: Vertical Worship

We added a tasteful acoustic part and really worked the dynamics

Fun tune with a great vibe!

5 string joy. If you have a 4 you can rock it too.

Simplicity is beautiful.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Break Every Chain

Artist: Jesus Culture

Four chords and two riffs lead to a lot of room to get creative.

Lots of groove variations in this one. Fear not, I'll get you through it!

Simple chord pattern of four chords but look for dynamics.

Easy tune with four chords and a riff.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

For Your Glory And My Good

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Enjoy this Tex-Mex, Beatlesy beauty. Tremolo-lo-lo

The grooves on this one are a little tricky but once you get the first the second is easier.

What a great bass line. Its a doozie.

B3 chorder!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E

Overwhelm Me (Lost In You)

Artist: Riley Erin

Beautiful 6/8 song with a ton of lead riffs.

Great 6/8 song with nice simple parts.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

The Victory

Artist: All Sons And Daughters

A happy groover with simple acoustic and tasteful, rhythmic lead.

All about consistency on this one so lock it in.

Such a groover. Great bass parts based around the major scale and eighth note patterns.

Two notes on eighths... that's about it.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E

Our Father

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Lots of chord changes and you're going to love playing that chorus riff.

Great example of how drums can really serve a song.

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♭

For The Cross

Artist: Bethel Music

Watch the intro. Lots of arrangement on this one. Cool phrasing.

Don't get intimidated on that instrumental. You got it.

There are a few 2 beat bars but otherwise pretty straight forward.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Chasing You

Artist: Bethel Music

Tasteful and aggressive lead guitar and we added some acoustic. Not your normal strum patterns.

You're going to need to work that four way independence.

Great groove in the intro and Chorus and I also taught the synth bass parts.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D♭

Called Me Higher

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Love the acoustic work in this tune. Plenty of picking. Simple lead work.

Easy song to learn!!

Beautiful restrained bass tone.

Diamonds are a musicians best friend!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: D

You Are My King (Amazing Love)

Artist: Christy Nockels

Learn some riff work.

Pretty straight grooves.

Straight forward with a few nice riffs to learn if you like.

Piano freedom!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Victor's Crown

Artist: Darlene Zschech

This one's a piece of cake. You got this.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C#

Let It Shine

Artist: All Sons and Daughters

Medium tempo groover. Check out the muting lesson if you haven't yet.

Breaking out the the upright!

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

Worth It All

Artist: Meredith Andrews

No acoustic in the song? No problem. We added it and it sounds good. Simple lead lines get it done.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: E♭

Not For A Moment (After All)

Artist: Meredith Andrews

A little slide, a little picking and piano for the guitar on the solo acoustic section

Only two primary patterns. Great for beginners.

This has some fun parts. Octave riff in bridge is delicious.

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: E

You Won't Relent

Artist: Misty Edwards

Great acoustic part. Lead, time to crank that overdrive.

Nice drive song only comes in half way through.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

Jesus Son Of God

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels

Acoustic keeps it interesting with some nice picking and lead tastefully accents it.

Another great piano ballad.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B

You Are More

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Lots of rhythmic picking with a nice countermelody at the end. Saving the best for last.

Dualling Keyboards!!!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: F

Carry Your Name

Artist: Christy Nockels

Piano on guitar. Lead players get your grunge on.

Super easy one. YOu have got this!!

Lead piano with chord arps...

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