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There are 4 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is the main crunch electric guitar that handles the rhythm riffs throughout the tune. Guitar 2 is the lead electric guitar that adds some killer licks and solos. Guitar 3 is also a lead guitar that appears in the reintro to add some tasty sounding harmonization to a killer lick. Finally, Guitar 4 is an acoustic guitar that appears in the interlude section to temporarily inject a country flavor to the arrangement.

The song kicks off with the explosive chorus riff that sets the tone perfectly. The verse shifts to a boogie riff feel over E major, then adds a tension building chord progression in the pre-chorus.

There is a bridge section that rocks out with a different chord progression. This leads to a funky interlude that features an acoustic guitar playing a country-ish single note riff, and Guitar 1 kicking in a Touch-Wah effect with some cool fills to suggest the laid back country lifestyle the singer is tired of. This approach returns in the final verse of the tune.

The tune also features a killer guitar solo as well as some climactic soloing in the outro.
This is a great tune to learn how to build the dramatic story arc of a rock song. The music & the pacing is an excellent match for the lyrics.

To play this tune using one guitar, simply play Guitar 1 throughout, switching to Guitar 2 for the solo and outro solo.

In the following lessons, we'll talk about big crunchy riffing, power chords, single note fills and licks, harmonized leads, and some textbook rock soloing approaches. We are in the key of E major, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 140 BPM.