How To Play Wonderwall by Oasis on Guitar – Chords

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Wonderwall is one of the first songs guitarists learn how to play and for good reasons.

First, it has a cool chord progression, and second, it has an awesome strumming pattern that sounds great on an acoustic guitar. The good news is both the chord progression and the strumming pattern are super easy to play.

Below you find the complete tutorial on how to play Wonderwall on guitar the right way. So, let’s look at its chords first.

Checkout“Wonderwall” chords without capo


Wonderwall Chords ( Capo 2 )

As you can see you require only 6 open chords for “Wonderwall”. They are E minor7, G major, D sus4, A sus4, G/F#, and Cadd9. Once you master all the 6 chords, you are halfway there from learning the whole song.

Wonderwall Strumming Pattern

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The above strumming pattern may look tricky but once you get the hang of it, it will be very easy to play. Refer to the video I have mentioned at the end of the post if this pattern looks confusing.

Wonderwall Lyrics with Chords

Once you are done learning the chords and strumming pattern, go over the lyrics with the chords mentioned below to play the whole song.


[Intro]
[Em7] [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]
[Em7] [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]
[Em7] [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]
[Em7] [G] [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

[Verse 1]
[Em7]Today is [G]gonna be the day
That they’re [Dsus4]gonna throw it back to [A7sus4]you,
[Em7]By now you [G]should of somehow
[Dsus4]Realised what you gotta [A7sus4]do.

[Em7]I don’t believe that [G]anybody
[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do
About you [Cadd9]now. [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

[Verse 2]
[Em7]Back beat, the [G]word is on the street
That the [Dsus4]fire in your heart is [A7sus4]out,
[Em7]I’m sure you’ve [G]heard it all before,
But you [Dsus4]never really had a [A7sus4]doubt.

[Em7]I don’t believe that [G]anybody
[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do
About you [Cadd9]now. [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

[Bridge]
And [Cadd9]all the roads we [Dsus4]have to walk are [Em7]winding,
And [Cadd9]all the lights that [Dsus4]lead us there are [Em7]blinding,
[Cadd9]There are many [Dsus4]things that I would [G]like to [G/F#]say to [Em7]you
But I [G]don’t know [A7sus4]how.

[Chorus]
Because [Cadd9]maybe, [Em7] [G]
You’re [Em7]gonna be the one that [Cadd9]saves me, [Em7] [G]
And [Em7]after [Cadd9]all,[Em7] [G]
You’re my [Em7]wonder[Cadd9]wall. [Em7] [G] [Em7] [A7sus4]

[Verse 3]
[Em7]Today was [G]gonna be the day,
But they’ll [Dsus4]never throw it back to [A7sus4]you,
[Em7]By now you [G]should have somehow
[Dsus4]Realised what you’re not to [A7sus4]do.

[Em7]I don’t believe that [G]anybody
[Dsus4]feels the way I [A7sus4]do
About you [Cadd9]now. [Dsus4] [A7sus4]

[Pre Chorus]
And [Cadd9]all the roads that [Dsus4]lead you there are [Em7]winding,
And [Cadd9]all the lights that [Dsus4]light the way are [Em7]blinding,
[Cadd9]There are many [Dsus4]things that I would [G]like to [G/F#]say to [Em7]you
But I [G]don’t know [A7sus4]how.

[Chorus 2]
I said [Cadd9]maybe, [Em7] [G]
You’re [Em7]gonna be the one that [Cadd9]saves me, [Em7] [G]
And [Em7]after [Cadd9]all,[Em7] [G]
You’re my [Em7]wonder[Cadd9]wall. [Em7] [G] [Em7] [A7sus4]

[Chorus 3]
I said [Cadd9]maybe, [Em7] [G]
You’re [Em7]gonna be the one that [Cadd9]saves me, [Em7] [G]
And [Em7]after [Cadd9]all,[Em7] [G]
You’re my [Em7]wonder[Cadd9]wall. [Em7] [G] [Em7] [A7sus4]

[Outro]
I said [Cadd9]maybe, [Em7] [G]
You’re [Em7]gonna be the one that [Cadd9]saves me, [Em7] [G]
And [Em7]after [Cadd9]all,[Em7] [G]
You’re my [Em7]wonder[Cadd9]wall. [Em7] [G] [Em7] [A7sus4]

[Solo]
[Cadd9] [Em7] [G] [Em7] (x4)

Wonderwall Video Tutorial