Rain (Guitar 2)

Animated Rain (Guitar 2) tab by The Cult on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This is the second guitar in the song. Like the main guitar, it is quite easy to learn, so a good choice for beginners.

Apart from the first few lead notes during the beginning, this guitar is played clean (no distortion, plenty of reverb, chorus and a touch of delay). Billy Duffy uses his 70's Gretch Falcon for this guitar part. It's a good guitar for clean tones.

You can hear both guitars play together in this ActionTab. The majority of this second guitar part is to support the main guitar we looked at here. This means simple strumming through backing chords during the verse / choruses. You only need cycle between three chords for the majority of the song!


D minor - C major - G major (repeat)

Just do some slow single strums afterwards for the Pre-Choruses:

D minor - C major - G major

Repeat that again and then pick through these chords after strumming for the Verses:

D minor - F major - C major - G major (repeat)

Just swap between those parts for the rest of the song, except for the interlude (fast strum that D major a lot).

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