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An electric guitar lesson on how to play Every Breath You Take on guitar by The Police. Once you know how to play this it’s a lot less intimidating than it appears. Andy Summers is a very precise guitarist. He uses the 9th a lot in this tune which really gives it it’s ethereal feel. It’s also a great exercise for the left hand. I hope you enjoy the lesson and good luck with the tune.
I get a lot of questions about my sound so here’s what I’m using:
My amp is an Egnater Renegade head through a Marshall 1960b cabinet. I use a TC Electronics Nova System through the loop for effects. On almost all songs I just use a digital delay, roughly 400ms, but some stuff I use tap tempo to set the delay. I also use a BB preamp on most lead tones and sometimes (rarely) a Boss CS-3 compressor. The reverb is from the amp. My wah is a Dunlop MC404 CAE Dual Inductor, REALLY great pedal! I also use a Polytune tuner which is fantastic.
My guitar is a 1975 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe. I have Suhr Aldrich pickups on it. I have them coil split, and for this tune I had them running in single coil mode.
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