Best Way How to Play Island In the Sun on Ukulele

How to Play Island In the Sun on Ukulele

Introduction

Island in the Sun” is a track by the American alternative band, Weezer. It was included in the band’s 2001 self-titled album, Weezer. It reached No. 31 within the UK and No. 17 in France. In January 2002, the track was ranked No. 7 in the Australian Triple J Hottest 100.

Another fantastically dweeby Weezer tune. Best recognized for its “hip, hip”s, Island in The Sun uses an easy repeating chord progression that makes it a primary candidate for memorizing.

The track was well-known for its catchy rhythm intro and easy-to-follow chords pattern. This can be a piece of actually enjoyable music to play on your ukulele. We’ll teach you the chord patterns, techniques. Have a go and add this to your playlist so you’ll be able to have more fun playing the ukulele along with your family and friends!

Weezer – Island In The Sun (Official Music Video)

How Do You Strum Island In the Sun On Ukulele?

Island In the Sun ukulele strumming pattern is D – D U D – D U – U – U D – D U. The rhythm pattern is actually what makes this track recognizable so make sure to rush the chord change to the D. It’s half a beat earlier than you’d expect which provides the whole track with an amazing push forward.

Chords For Island In the Sun on Ukulele

You’ll play the [Am], [C], [D], [Em], [G] ukulele chords while enjoying Strum Island In the Sun along with your ukulele.

How to Play Island In the Sun on Ukulele

Structure


Intro:

Hip hip
Hip hip
Hip hip
Hip hip

Verse:

When you’re on a holiday
You can’t find the words to say
All the things that come to you
And I wanna feel it too

Chorus:

On an island in the sun
We’ll be playing and having fun
And it makes me feel so fine
I can’t control my brain

Hip hip
Hip hip

Verse:

When you’re on a golden sea
You don’t need no memory
Just a place to call your own
As we drift into the zone

Chorus:

On an island in the sun
We’ll be playing and having fun
And it makes me feel so fine
I can’t control my brain

Bridge:

We’ll run away together
We’ll spend some time forever
We’ll never feel bad anymore

Hip hip
Hip hip
Hip hip -x5 veces-

Chorus:

On an island in the sun
We’ll be playing and having fun
And it makes me feel so fine
I can’t control my brain

Bridge:

We’ll run away together
We’ll spend some time forever
We’ll never feel bad anymore

Hip hip
Hip hip -We’ll never feel bad anymore-
Hip hip
Hip hip -No no-
Hip hip
Hip hip -We’ll never feel bad anymore-
Hip hip
Hip hip -No no-......

How to Play Island In the Sun on Ukulele

Conclusion

“Island in the Sun” is an alternative rock and power pop track that’s about three minutes and twenty seconds. Based on the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Music, it’s written in the time signature of common time, with a moderate tempo of 116 beats per minute.

It was a successful radio single and maybe the band’s greatest hit ever outside of the US, reaching No. 31 in the UK and No. 17 in France. In January 2002, the Australian Triple J Hottest 100 ranked track 7 in its 2001 countdown. “Island in the Sun” is also the most-licensed track within the Weezer catalog. In 2009, Pitchfork named it the 495th best track of the 2000s.

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