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Tutorial by Anders Mouridsen

The Police "Message In A Bottle"

In this tutorial you'll learn all the parts to "Message in a Bottle" as made famous by The Police in 1979. This song broke as a hit right on the cusp of the 1980s, and was very influential in setting the tone for the power pop that was to come during that decade. Andy Summers was a real orginal as a guitar player, and this song is full of his signatures: the chorus effects, the suspended 2nd/add 9 chords that are harmonized, the switch to power chords in the chorus, and the cool soloing approaches!

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Anders Mouridsen

In this eight lesson tutorial we'll be learning the song "Message in a Bottle", as made famous by The Police. This tune broke as a hit on the cusp of the 1980s, and was one the of the songs that propelled The Police to superstardom. Anders Mouridsen will teach you the jazzy, driving main verse riff, the harmonized guitar part that goes along with the main riff, the rockin' first half of the chorus, the quiet reggae second half, the leads, and...

Title
Message In A Bottle
Instructor
Anders Mouridsen
Genre
Rock
Pages
9 pages
Artist
The Police
Difficulty
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Category
Songs
Files
  • 9 Videos
  • 7 Guitar Tabs
  • 7 Scores Sheet Music
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