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How to Play Falling Slowly from Once on Guitar (Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová)

Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová






This is the full guitar lesson for how to play Falling Slowly.

This song was written by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglovà and was featured on the soundtrack of the 2007 film Once. In fact, the song went on to win the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

If you’re new to fingerpicking or you just like the song, then you’re going to love learning how to play this one!

OK, let’s pick up our guitars and learn how to play Falling Slowly!

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Falling Slowly Guitar Lesson

The song consists of some gentle fingerpicking and strumming over basic open chords. What’s nice is that the verse is the same as the intro and the strumming isn’t too tricky so, all being well, it won’t take you too long to have the whole song learnt.

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