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Love Aaj Kal | Easy: Shayad Chords with Strumming + Tutorial

Love is full of ifs and buts. Shayad from the movie Love Aaj Kal 2 is that beautiful melody which talks about this feeling very subtly. Sung by the one and only Arijit Singh, the melody has been composed by the very talented Pritam and has been penned down by the poetic Irshad Kamil. The song belongs to the feature film soundtrack genre. Shayad chords are very simple and easy and can be strummed by the beginners too fluently. Shayad guitar chords can be played with or without a capo. The guitar chords of Shayad played with a capo are six in number and they are Em, Am, D, G, Bm, C. The capo position is in the 1st fret. The melody has been played in the Em scale with a moderately paced tempo and a signature 4/4 beat. The chords of Shayad follow the strumming pattern of D D UUUD or D U D U D.

Shayad Guitar Chords

Capo Position: 1st Fret
Chords used with Capo: Em, Am, D, G, Bm, C
Strumming Pattern: D D UUUD or D U D U D

Intro Plucking:
Em: 5,3,2,1,2,3
Am: 5,3,2,1,2,3
Bm: 5,3,2,1,2,3
C: 5,3,2,1,2,3
D: 4,3,2,1,2,3
G: 6,3,2,1,2,3

[C]Shayad kabhi na [D]keh sakun me [G]tum ko
[Am]Kahe bina [D]samajhlo tum [Em]shayad
[C]Shayad mere [D]khayal me tum [G]ikk din
[Am]Milo mujhe [D]kahi pe ghum [Em]shayad

Jo tum na [G]ho… rahengey [C]hum nahi
Jo tum na [Em]ho… rahenge [D]hum nahi
Na chaahiye [Bm]kuch tum se [C]jaada tumse [Em]kam nahi

Jo tum na [Em]ho.. to hum bhi [D]hum nhi
Jo tum na [C]ho… to hum bhi [D]hum nhi
Na chaahiye [Bm]kuch tum se [C]jaada tumse [Em]kam nahi

[Bm]Aankhon ko khwaab dena
[C]Khud he sawal krke
[G]Khud he jawab dena [D]teri taraf se
[Bm]Bin kaam-kaam krna
[C]Jaana kahi ho chahe
[G]Har baar he guzrna [D]teri taraf se

Yeh koshi[G]shein to hongi [C]kam nahi
Yeh koshi[Em]shein to hongi [D]kam nahi
Na chahiye [Bm]kuch tum se [C]zyaada tumse kam [Em]nahi

Jo tum na [Em]ho.. toh hum bhi [D]hum nahin
Jo tum na [C]ho… toh hum bhi [D]hum nahin
Na chahiye [Bm]kuch tum se [C]zyaada tum se [Em]kam nahin

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Video Tutorial/Guitar Lesson

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More About the Song: Shayad is a mesmerising romantic melody that defines love in a new flavour. With the euphonious use of tabla, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass, woodwinds and live guitars, the music runs on with a soft but groovy beat. The lyrics are very conversational and talk about selfless and unconditional love. Arijit Singh as usual has kept us spellbound by his spectacular performance. His dulcet crooning makes us play this song on loop throughout the day. The video of this song is a delight to watch. The melody is a perfect wingman on a romantic dinner date if you wish to serenade with your better half in your arms.

Song Credits

Song Title: Shayad
Movie/Film: Love Aaj Kal
Music Composition: Pritam
Singer/Artist: Arijit Singh
Lyrics by Irshad Kamil
Guitar Players: Arijit Singh, Aditya Shankar Benia & Prachotosh Bhowmik
Bass Player: RajKumar Dewan
Woodwinds: Nirmalya Humtoo Dey
Tabla Player: Sukanto Singha
Guitars Live Dubs by Zafar Iqbal Ansari
Releasing Year: January 2020
Music Label: Sony Music
Language: Hindi (Bollywood)

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