Song Tutorials and Lessons in "High Energy"

Album:

Song Key: D♭

Battle Belongs

Artist: Phil Wickham

9 guitars into 1 and it sounds awesome.

Fun grooves!

Great Grooves and drivey vibes.

Easier than it sounds.

Album:

Song Key: B

Faithful Now

Artist: Vertical Worship

Fun grooves!

Great Groove.

Nice follow line on the keys.

Album:

Song Key: E♭

Rattle

Artist: Elevation Worship

Drop D Monster

Pretty complex song for drums.

So much to learn on this one. If you are here you probably know this one is packed. Enjoy

We've got the easiest job of the bunch

Album:

Song Key: B

My Testimony

Artist: Elevation Worship

Big leads and lots of pedal work with upbeat acoustic strumming.

Fun song with a few different grooves.

Some interesting substitutions and a tricky bridge but I will show you what you can do to get around it.

Love the big hooks!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

God So Loved

Artist: We The Kingdom

Heavy strumming and lots of lead.

Upbeat and rocking!

Some unique tones.

Album:

Song Key: B

Graves Into Gardens

Artist: Elevation Worship

Bending and sliding.

Lots of groove changes. But we've got this!

Great song to learn with some fantastic parts.

Album:

Song Key: B♭

King of Glory

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Try to keep up.

Fast paced but easy to grasp.

Driving parts with a lot of parts where we're in and out.

Epic leads

Album:

Song Key: A♭

There's Nothing That Our God Can't Do

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Ever changing lead work and strong acoustic strumming

Great tempo to groove with.

Building subdivisions with some great hits on a chorus.

We've got some real important parts.

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: B♭

Gone

Artist: Elevation Worship

Love the upbeat feel.

Fun and energetic song!!

Great driving song with some extra nuggets to learn.

Cool big synth lead

Album:

Song Key: G

My Feet Are On The Rock

Artist: I Am They

Lots of acoustic work and nice complementary lead line.

Rockin' tune! Pretty straight forward grooves.

Some great grooves on this one.

Album:

Song Key: D

Echo

Artist: Elevation Worship

Nice, dancy tune. Supporting the groove on this one.

Such a groovy song to play!!

Get ready to WORK but it's gonna sound awesome

Cool tones and a poppy beat.

Album:

Song Key: C

Follow You Anywhere

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Nice and easy.

Fun Grooves!

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

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Raise A Hallelujah

Artist: Bethel Music

Simple acoustic with a ton of lead work.

Not too difficult but a few grooves to learn.

Long song but you will learn a lot along the journey.

We bring texture and rhythmic elements to the mix.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

You Are Good

Artist: Bethel Music

Straight rock.

Fast paced tune, get ready to hang on!

Fast Drivey lines. FUN!!

Easy synths with nice piano lines...

Album:

Song Key: C

Stand In Your Love

Artist: Bethel Music and Josh Baldwin

Straight acoustic and some fun lead riffing.

Lay back and enjoy that groove!

This song has a great groove and lots of changes on beat 4 of the bar. Lets get it!

Octaves and organ.

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:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

What A Friend

Artist: Matt Maher

Fun, upbeat strummer.

This is a quick one!

Fun Motown type groove

Big octaves and big organ sounds.

Album:

Song Key: B

Great Things

Artist: Phil Wickham

Love the aggressive strumming

Lots of tom work in this one!

Gaps with no playing, but when we do it's great!

Simple sound or complex tones — you get to choose!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Won't Stop Now

Artist: Elevation Worship

Watch the push on the bridge

Such a dynamic and tom driven song.

Such fun changes in the Bridge.

Hit that bridge

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:

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: Up

Song Key: B

God's Not Dead (Like a Lion)

Artist: Newsboys

Big time guitar hook that's easy to play. Learn it right now.

This one moves fast!

Great parts, cool riffs and a great song to dig into.

Pads and pianos

Album:

Song Key: A

Overcome

Artist: Elevation Worship

Simple is fun.

This is a driving song!

A lot! Some great riffs and an awesome groove.

Four chords and some nice riffs.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Bethel Music

Great lead guitar theme and some interesting strum work.

We're really cranking from the beginning so get ready.

mellow start but 16ths at the end.

Lay down those pads

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Found In You

Artist: Vertical Worship

High energy tune with a dulcimer intro. Awesome.

Tons going on with this one.

Turn around groove is awesome!

Some cool effects in this one.

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: Up

Song Key: G

Awake My Soul

Artist: Chris Tomlin

This one will at least awaken your ability to strum in time.

Real simple pocket tune.

Only a few changes in this one.

A nice syncopated piano melody!

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: 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: Up

Song Key: C

Lay Me Down

Artist: Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman

Warm up your strumming hand. This one's a doozy.

It's a high energy romp!

Quarter notes most of the way up to the bridge and then a fun ending!

Go Go Go!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Today Is The Day

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

You shouldn't expect this to be easy. But you know that. You also know that if you work at it you can get it.

A great high energy song that keeps it simple.

Get wonky.

Easy Synths

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: 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: Up

Song Key: C

My Lighthouse

Artist: Rend Collective

Little bit of alternate tuning on acoustic and we added some other instrumentation on lead.

Simple folk-ish tune!

I taught all the little licks but you can strip it down and play it more simply if you like.

Accordion time

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Glorious Day

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Driving acoustic and your lead work will keep you busy

Pretty simple song!

Super easy straight groove

Tickle those ivories.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: C

Only King Forever

Artist: Elevation Worship

Half time feel on the chorus and a whole lot of pedal switching. Get your dancing shoes on!

Seven different patterns on this tune. Yikes!

Some cool riffs in this one.

Easy piano and synth tune! Bridge is a little challenging tho!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (He Is Not Dead)

Artist: NCC Worship

Your guitar players are going to love you. Nice and easy.

Fairly simple tune. Time to get friendly with your toms.

Great parts and easy to learn!

Synth and piano keep this one sounding full.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: Db

Because He Lives (Amen)

Artist: Matt Maher

Powerful piano driven song with subtle lead and crisp acoustic.

Pretty straightforward

Great changes and a fun groove.

A major piano tune! Get ready to arpeggiate those chords!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Look To The Son

Artist: Hillsong Worship

3 Chords, a couple of riffs, and you're good to go

Put your seatbelt on for this one.

Lots of stops and starts but same chords all the way through.

Nice long holds...

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: A

At Your Name

Artist: Phil Wickham

Lots of great lead in this one. You'll be all over the place.

Lay back in that pocket!

Real bass players paradise.

Love the piano on the verse

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: B♭

Founder And Finisher

Artist: Room519

Cool pushed groove and strummy acoustic.

Lets learn some new groove patterns!!

Great groove on this one.

A nice variety of sounds!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Your Grace is Enough

Artist: Chris Tomlin

No lack of work in this one. Strong riffs and strumming should keep you busy.

Straight forward grooves. Overall it's an easy tune to learn!

Straight forward with a nice little riff in the intro.

Break out the B3

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: F

In The River

Artist: Jesus Culture

4 chords and 3 riffs. Piece o' cake.

Simple tune!

same riff all the way!

Get your arp out!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Hosanna

Artist: Paul Baloche

Ain't nothin' but a G chord, baby.

Letting the four on the floor carry us through.

Extra bits are fun to learn.

Lay down some piano.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Everlasting God

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

While the lead gets crazy, the rhythm is not near as intimidating.

Carry that energy all the way through.

Nice riff parts.

Lay down some pads and let the other guys do the work.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

1000 Tongues

Artist: Vertical Worship

Very cool strum pattern and a driving lead with lots of variation

Four on the floor!

Fun groove!

A great house piano riff!

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: D

Real Love

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

Electric on acoustic and samples on electric. What?

Killer grooves!! Time to overcome the electronics!

Synth bass heaven but we can make it work!

Synth all over this one!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Your Love Awakens Me

Artist: Phil Wickham

Solid lead riff and driving acoustic

Lots of tom work in this one!! Fun stuff!

Bit of distortion on this one.

Lot-O-Synths!!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Joy Of The Lord

Artist: Rend Collective

Banjo on guitar!!

Super simple song but a cool one!

Time to break out the bagpipes!

Album:

Tempo: Fast

Song Key: C

Happy Day

Artist: Tim Hughes

Bring the energy. Lots and lots of energy.

High energy and a lot of fun!

driving 8th notes for days

Organ Grinder!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Build Your Kingdom Here

Artist: Rend Collective

A high energy romp. Get your strum on!

Super simple grooves for this one!!

Mumford and sons vibe, super fun and great passing tones in the bridge!

Easy, Easy, Easy! Get ready to diamond your chords!

Album:

Tempo: Down

Song Key: A

Sinking Deep

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

One of our favorite solo acoustic chapters ever.

We have to wait a bit before we come in but its totally worth it!!

Very cool bridge parts!

Easy piano arps!

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: Up

Song Key: D

Endless Praise

Artist: Planetshakers

Be sure to take the Muting 101 Lesson!

This one is full of energy!!

So fun, Incredible dance groove!

Campfire synths!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Made New

Artist: Lincoln Brewster

Clean and repetitive parts allow you to focus on learning the solo

Super simple tune with lots of energy!

so straight and fun!

Four easy chords!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

From The Day

Artist: I Am They

Banjo on guitar!!

Pretty simple folky song with a cool drum break!

Really fun bass parts! Go for it!

A folksy-kind of tune slammed with synths!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Salvation's Tide

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Love the lead part on this song

This one is full of energy!

Very very straight and easy, use dynamics to make it great.

Chord Time!

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: Fast

Song Key: D

Endless Praise

Artist: Planetshakers

Keyboard players... this is your song!

Time for chord triggers!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D♭

Soul On Fire

Artist: Third Day

Foot stomper with light lead and grooving acoustic.

Simple song to learn!!

New Groove!

Chordin' on the B3!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Open Up The Heavens

Artist: Vertical Worship

Love the groove and it's a great opening set song.

This whole tune is built on 16th's.

Great opening intro riff.

Time to rock the B3!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

This Is Amazing Grace

Artist: Phil Wickham

Effect heavy lead and simple rhythm keep this rockin'.

Watch that groove on the second verse!

16ths to make you happy!

Epic synth!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Good Good Father

Artist: Zealand Worship

Tons of arrangement but it sounds awesome.

Get ready to jam out and learn some 6/8!!

A few nice little walks on this one.

Fun and easy in 6/8!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Love Come Down

Artist: North Pointe Music

If you don't have a banjo, we've got you covered.

Fun.. Upbeat.. and a little hint of bluegrass

Octaves!!

Octaves!!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

Made Alive

Artist: Citizens and Saints

Get hooked by the keyboard (which you'll learn on guitar) and stay for the solid lyrics. Great tune!

Killer grooves!! Ton of fun to play!

Amazing groove to learn.

Easy synth tune with a great keyboard hook!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Dance

Artist: Planetshakers

A dubstep breakdown? No problem.

Put your seatbelt on and hang on!!

Get ready for some crazy fun.

Synthmania!!!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Majestic

Artist: NCC Worship

Love the octave slide part on the bridge.

Solid fun grooves!

A fun groove that is not common.

Easy chords, nice melody, great lead line!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Shout Hosanna

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

This one really growls. Dial that overdrive.

This tune is based around 4 on the floor and our snare drum.

Be sure to watch the tone section to dial in the overdrive.

Easy chord changes with a cool, syncopated riff on the bridge.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G♭

Our God Is Love

Artist: Hillsong Worship

This one moves so get moving.

Some moving parts and an interesting chorus.

Easy arps!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

This Is Living

Artist: Hillsong Young And Free

A high energy celebration.

This song has Synth bass but also has live Electric bass. You can rock it!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Banner

Artist: Desperation Band

Get ready to raise it. This one gets loud.

We're playing open-handed so great technique builder.

Quick Tempo Driving 8th notes.

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: Up

Song Key: B

Glory In The Highest

Artist: Fellowship Creative

Oh...this one is just fun.

These parts all have a real loop feel to them.

Serious grooves on this one.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: G

All The People Said Amen

Artist: Matt Maher

You're gonna have fun with this one.

Straight forward and folky.

Such a great song to learn and play on. It is a bass playing delight.

Heavy on piano and organ.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Sing and Shout

Artist: Matt Redman

Upbeat strummer and a riff that for some reason is just a lot of fun to play.

Easy piano chorder

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Salvation is Here

Artist: Hillsong United

High energy burner. Turn it up to 11.

This one is pretty fast so hold on!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

O Praise Him (All This For A King)

Artist: David Crowder Band

Lots of guitars distilled down to one. We've got you covered.

Love the groove in the verse. Just a great one to learn.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: A

Forever

Artist: Chris Tomlin

Lots to do with the rhythm on this one and that guitar tone is funky.

Fairly simple song to learn and don't forget we're in 6/8.

Classic Chord'r

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Burning In My Soul

Artist: Brett Younker

Lots of fun acoustic fingerpicking and strumming with some simple lead work.

Another easy chorder with a few syncopated lines.

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: Up

Song Key: C

Search My Heart

Artist: Hillsong United

Nice synth pop sound with light acoustic and some cool lead voicings.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Shine

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Simple rocker. Perfect for your youth group.

Fun song with some great parts. I will teach both the full parts and simplified.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

Mediator

Artist: Ghost Ship

Great upbeat proclamation with a killer hook. Not much lead guitar in the recording but we provide some nice bonus content for you.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

God Who Saves

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Heavy synth has nothing on us! Rock this one out!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B♭

Here Is Our King

Artist: David Crowder Band

High energy with some soft acoustic picking and a bunch of lead. Get to work!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Say Say

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Get loud, people!

Time for the synth bass and lead lines!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Relentless

Artist: Hillsong United

Lead and acoustic find there way seamlessly intro synth pop. Fear no keyboard.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

My Savior Lives

Artist: New Life Worship

Upbeat tune with some cool voicings. Watch for those pushes!

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: Up

Song Key: B♭

We Are The Free

Artist: Matt Redman

Why do we feel we should be singing this in a soccer (futbol) stadium?

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

In Tenderness

Artist: Citizens and Saints

Great lead riff in this one. Your parents have probably not heard this version of the old hymn.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Running

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Lead riffs are a little tricky in this one but we think you got it.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Furious

Artist: Bethel Music

This tempo could be considered "up".

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: C

Endless Light

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Rhythm on this one is a lot of fun. Lead guitar get ready to do some finger picking.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E♭

Not Ashamed

Artist: Kristian Stanfill

Simple leads but your gonna have to crank up the gain!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Rise and Sing

Artist: Fee

The lead riff on this is a lot of fun to play.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: E

All My Fountains

Artist: Chris Tomlin

High energy strumming combines with some fingerpicking to create one of our most fun songs to play.

E...Z...

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

All To Him

Artist: Desperation Band

It's a down strum party! Includes intro with Jon Egan

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Wonderful

Artist: Desperation Band

Intro with Jon Egan and some fun bonus content. Piano on guitar!

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Glory to God Forever

Artist: Fee

Big guitar hooks and some partially palm muted strumming should keep you engaged.

Album:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: B

Jesus Saves

Artist: Jeremy Camp

Some cool hits and dueling electric guitars.

Album:

Tempo: Medium

Song Key: G

Victory

Artist: Gateway Worship

Cool octave lead riff and strong acoustic groove.

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