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Change the World

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"Change the World" features two acoustic guitars, and one electric.

Guitar #1 is our main acoustic guitar in standard tuning, playing all the rhythm guitar and chords. Make sure to use a medium pick along with your fingers for hybrid picking, along with light to medium strings.

Guitar #2 will be our second acoustic, playing all the lead licks throughout the song. I am using a thicker pick for this guitar to really get the blues effect by digging into the strings. I am also using light strings to really make it easier for bending lead licks on an acoustic.

Guitar #3 is our electric guitar, played sparingly throughout the track with chorus and reverb. You will also play a single electric part during the second chorus with some overdrive and tremolo as well. We will look at this guitar in it's own lesson at the end of the tutorial, as the parts are vary sparse and spread out throughout the song. See the tones and settings below.

Clean Chorus Electric: Single Coil, Neck Pickup.

Stereo Chorus. Mix at 80%, Depth (Speed) at 25%.

Hall Reverb. Mix at 80%, Decay at 75%

Overdriven Tremolo Electric: Single Coil, Neck Pickup.

Tube Overdrive. Drive at 50%

Tremolo. Mix at 50%, Rhythm at Sixteenth Note Triplets

Plate Reverb. Mix at 70%, Decay at 50%