Imagine Dragons - Radioactive (acoustic)

An embedded YouTube video is missing from here because you have video cookies disabled.
Accept Free Trial

In this video

Here's how to play 'Radioactive' by Imagine Dragons. This tutorial is based on the acoustic version, a video of which is further down this page.

This song uses just 4 simple chords: A minor, C major, G major and D major. The strumming is simply D D DUDU per chord!

Get more help with the lead parts with Andy's free Major Scale Lead Guitar course, which is free and available from the main 'Lessons' page.

'Radioactive' acoustic guitar tutorial

This tutorial is based on this live version. N.B the band are tuned to Eb tuning in this video. See Andy's video on how to do this further down this page (not needed in the main lesson video above!)

An embedded YouTube video is missing from here because you have video cookies disabled.

Andy's Eb tuning video, only needed if you want to jam along with the band video above.

An embedded YouTube video is missing from here because you have video cookies disabled.

Your choice regarding cookies on this site
We use video cookies to embed videos, audio cookies to embed music players, analytical cookies to improve our website, marketing cookies to improve the relevancy of advertising campaigns you receive, payment cookies to process payments, and necessary cookies to enable core functionality.