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Down Under
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Down Under
In this lesson, Jordan Phillips teaches you the 80’s New Wave classic hit, “Down Under” by Men at Work. 
 
The Australian rock band released this song in Australia in 1981 and by the middle of 1982 this song had gone number 1 not only in Australia, but in New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark, England and the United States as well. The single sold 2 million copies in the US alone and millions more everywhere else in the world. Men At Work went on to be one of Australia’s biggest rock bands, winning Grammys and selling millions of albums over the course of their career. 
 
This is a fun, rhythmic song to play and not too difficult. With only a few chords, it will allow you to really focus on rhythm and strumming.

Jordan plays a Gibson Custom Les Paul R7 Goldtop in this lesson.



Jordan Phillips
    Jordan Phillips was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He picked up a guitar when he was 10 years old. Since then he has been writing, recording, and touring playing rock and roll music. In 2004, he relocated to Nashville, TN where he is now the lead singer and guitar player in the pop/rock band The Kicks. The Kicks have recorded 2 albums (with their 3rd releasing in September 2012) and have spent the past 4 years in North America and Central America, touring and opening for the likes of John Mayer, Los Lonely Boys, Rooney, and Hot Chelle Rae. They also appeared on Austin City Limits in 2011.

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"DOWN UNDER"
Written by Men at Work

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Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Genres:
Pop
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