How To: Play "Keep the car running" by Arcade Fire on the uke

Play "Keep the car running" by Arcade Fire on the uke

How to Play "Keep the car running" by Arcade Fire on the uke

This is an instructional video for and by a beginner ukulele player. It goes over the tuning, chords, and strumming pattern for one possible way to play "Keep the car running" by Arcade Fire.

The ukulele is tuned to a normal GCEA pattern, and there are only three chords in the song: D, Gsus2, and A.

The strumming rhythm is a pretty simple 8-beat loop. Because the original song has so many instruments and such a full noise, play the song with a decent amount of force to get a good percussion out of it if possible. And if you never stop the strings from resonating, you'll get a good sustained hum which adds a bit of richness to it.

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