Learn how to play Angels by Robbie Williams!
Find your Angels chords lesson below.
- Rhythm Lesson
Angels Rhythm Guitar Lesson
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Go to Angels lyrics.
- Robbie Williams
Go to Robbie Williams biography.
Spy Tunes one guitar arrangement of Angels is an example of how to arrange piano parts for the guitar.
The first chord, a C shaped E major use the low E and a pattern moving between bass note and chord, keep the rhythm steady throughout.
The bVIIx chord supporting “…I’m loving Angels instead” increase the effect of the lyrical theme where Robbie changes his mind.
Being able to hear such a chord in a song as a number should be on the top of your priority list.
As you play along with the video guitar lesson, focus on Angels chords in this way, describe each number to yourself.
Hearing a chord progression as numbers
To hear a progression as numbers, first establish the key center, in this case E major, sing the note: “E”, but sing it as “1″ (chord I).
As the song progress, aim to sing the root notes of the different chords.
Keeping the major scale in mind you simply sing 1, 2, 3, 4 etc for each chord.
Let’s assume you think you are hearing a V chord, or in the case of Angels, a B. Now sing the root of the chord, sing: “5″.
From this “5″, sing down the major scale: 4, 3, 2, 1. If this “1″ is the same as the previous E that you had you will be able to hear or not.
If the “1″ sounded strange, then maybe you didn’t hear a “5″ chord (chord V).
Using this type of technique, with practice, you can transcribe a song without an instrument.