Feels Like the First Time by Foreigner | electric
An electric guitar lesson on "Feels Like the First Time" by Foreigner, from their debut album released in March 1977.
"Feels Like the First Time" was the first single released and reached the number four spot on the Billboard hot 100.
I remember when this album came out. It was the summer of Foreigner! You'd hear this one and "Cold As Ice" practically every hour on the radio, and FM would play songs like Headknocker and Starrider as well.
Mick Jones is a great guitar player with excellent feel. He's one of those guys that just had the knack for coming up with catchy riffs. Hot Blooded, Double Vision, Dirty White Boy are other great riffs.
"Feels Like the First Time" is such a great riff and I go over it in depth in the lesson as well as all of the other guitar parts.
The lick in the breakdown is really different and will take a bit of practice to get down. It's all triplets and the timing is a little tricky as well.
I had a great time recording my demo as this riff has always been one of my favorites. There are a lot of nuances in it if you want to get it right. Mick Jones is the only one who could tell you for sure, but I think I got it pretty close.
I hope that you get something from my video and that it helps you to learn the parts. I've put up my backing track if you want to use that to practice with. It's exactly the same as my demo without the main guitar part. Cheers
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