Runaway train by Soul Asylum is a great song to add to your collection of guitar songs . I love playing it on the guitar, as it is a very melodic song. It features relatively simple chords and cool a sounding strumming pattern. The presence of the F barre chord may discourage you from trying to learn this song, but I would try to learn it anyway.
In this online guitar lesson we will analyse the intro arpeggio and the strumming part of this song. At the end on this lesson you will have a full picture of how to play Runaway train by Soul Asylum.
One thing you have to remember is that we are going to use different strumming patterns for the verse/chorus and another different one for the bridge – verse/chorus: D DUD DUD DUDUDU, bridge: DDUUDU.