Here's how we can play Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles on acoustic guitar
This song uses the same 4 chords throughout; D minor, A minor, C major and G major. We'll cover how to play these chords as beginner friendly 'open chords' and also as intermediate level barre chords.
We also look at how to play the main melody of the song, which mainly uses the A minor pentatonic scale
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"Watermelon Sugar" - acoustic guitar tutorial
"Watermelon Sugar" - music video
"Watermelon Sugar" - acoustic session
In acoustic sessions, Harry uses a capo at the 3rd fret and the chords Am, Em, G and D major. This drops the key by a whole tone to make it more mellow, but could also just be out of Harry personal preference. Check it out here and try to play along using those chords above if you can!
Chord sheet for this acoustic version is here