Chords to the Everlong
Looking for the guitar chords to Foo Fighters Everlong? Whether you want to play it on as heard on the album or acoustically, we have you covered. Below, we will provide you links to some of our favorite arrangements of Everlong (one with Acoustic Guitar and the other on standard Electric Guitar).
Learn to Play Everlong
Things to note: regardless of the instrument, the song was written in the key of A-flat major. The relative minor of the key is F minor in the event you have two guitars and have a little Macarena fun. The tempo is 103 beats per minute and it’s a straight forward progression from A flat to G flat that runs through the entire song.
How to Play Everlong on Electric Guitar
Probably the most common instrument that is used to play Everlong is the electric guitar. This is how Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters play the song during the vast majority of their concerts, as well as how it was recorded in the studio album version. The guitar mostly uses power chords, which means virtually any level of guitar player can learn this song somewhat easily, whether an expert or a beginner.
How to Play Everlong on Acoustic Guitar
If you are looking for a quieter, more soothing version of Everlong, try learning how they play it on Acoustic Guitar. The chords are often arranged in exactly the same manner. The real difference comes in the ability to strum the strong differently, as well as being able to creatively use the acoustic guitar body as a de facto drum.
Playing Everlong on your acoustic guitar really gives you the opportunity to make the song uniquely your own, as well as focus attention on your own vocal interpretation of the song, if you happen to be gifted with a great set of pipes of course.
Check out this video below, which focuses on that acoustic sound for Everlong:
Be sure to check out our Cover Songs page, which features a hand picked selection of some of our favorite cover song performances of Everlong. While there are some pretty famous versions, there happen to be some rather obscure gems out there, from everything featuring solo acts to entire bands. If you have any suggestions for cover song performances that might make the cut, please let us know on our Contact page and we will do our best to add the content to this site.
If you are more interested in song versions by the legendary original Foo Fighters band themselves, we certainly suggest checking out our Live Videos page, which serves as a collection of some of the most epic performances of Everlong by the Foo Fighters and frontman Dave Grohl throughout the past few decades, including a beautiful acoustic version, as well as a thrilling performance in front of tens of thousands in London England at Wembley Stadium.