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Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People - EASY Ukulele Tutorial - Chords - How To Play



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play pumped up kicks' by Foster the

People

now before we play this song we first

need to make sure that our ukuleles the

standard tuning of GE and if you need

help tuning ukulele that make sure that

you check out my online ukulele tuner

video now there's four chords that we

need to know in order to play this song

and those chords are D minor F major C

major and G major if you know how to

play those four chords then great job

feel free to skip ahead to the later

portion of this lesson and if you don't

know those chords then that's okay keep

watching because I'm going to show you

how to play them so the first chord for

the song is gonna be D minor to play

that take your first finger press down

on the second string of the first fret

take your second finger press down on

the fourth string of the second fret and

then take your third finger and press

down on the third string of the second

fret this is D minor

now the second chord for this song is

going to be F major to play that take

your first finger press down on the

second string of the first fret and then

take your second finger and press down

on the fourth string of the second fret

this is F major the third core for the

song is going to be C major to play that

just take your third finger and press

down on the first string of the third

fret this is C major and our last chord

for this song is going to be G major to

play that take your first finger press

down on the third string of the same

fret

take your second finger press down on

the first string on the second fret and

then take your third finger and press

down on the second string of the third

fret this is G major now we're going to

learn the chord progression for this

song it's really simple it's just gonna

be D minor for four beats F major for

four beats C major for four beats and G

major for four beats let's put that

chord progression now by reading out

each chord one two three four

three four one two three four one two

three four and what's great about that

chord progression is that we're gonna

repeat it through the entire song now

we're gonna learn the strumming pattern

for this song it's just gonna be down

tap up up tap

let's play that strumming pattern now on

the D minor chord down and now let's

play strumming pattern with the actual

chord progression now that we know the

chord progression and this from a

pattern let's combine that with lyrics

and play through pumped up kicks' in the

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now to end this song you're gonna sing

for that final course but you're gonna

meet the strings as you play through the

strumming pattern it should sound

something like this oh the other kids

with the Pumped Up oh my god

all the other kids with the Pumped Up

Kicks you better run better run faster

than my bullet now if you want to play

through the rest of the song then go to

my description box below and click on

the link to access the chord chart and

that's how you play Pumped Up Kicks by

Foster the People thank you guys so much

for watching this video I hope it brings

you success and learning how to play the

ukulele again don't forget to subscribe

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