For so long i thought this song was called Brainstorm lol. I uploaded a ukulele arrangement for Favourite Worst Nightmare and about half the comments was Arctic Monkeys fans berating me for spelling it wrong. Regardless, it’s a mega song and sounds fantastic on the ukulele.

What Are We Learning To Play?

Below is a video of what you will be able to play by the end of this post. 

Ukulele Tabs

Due to it been a very nippy song we are going to utilise a technique called alternative picking. You need to pluck the string on the downstroke and then again on the upstroke. It essential means we can save time and plays things faster. I have long fingernails but it could be worth using a plectrum if you don’t.

A |--------------------------|-x-x-x-x-|--------------------------|
E |--------------------------|-x-x-x-x-|-1--1-1-1----1-1-1--1-1-1-|
C |-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-6-|-x-x-x-x-|----------1---------------|
G |--------------------------|-x-x-x-x-|--------------------------|

A |-------------------------------|-------------------|
E |-----------------------------3-|-------------------|
C |-5--5-5-5-1-0----1-1-1-1-3-4---|-5--1-0---1-1-3-4--|
G |--------------1----------------|-5--1-0---1-1-3-4--|

If you enjoyed this post, you may be interested to see my ukulele arrangement of the Favourite Worst Nightmare album.