Ukulele Utopia

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Bud Sugar – Viral


Want to know something really interesting about this song? It’s my band. That’s right, when I’m not playing the ukulele on YouTube you can find me rocking out stage with Bud Sugar. Today we are taking a look at how to play our song Viral on the ukulele.
The ukulele has been penetrating its way into popular music at an increasing rate for a few years. Major acts like Twenty-One Pilots and Billie Eilish consider the uke as their main songwriting tool. Needless to say, there’s been a significant rise in new bands utilizing them too. One of them happens to be me and Bud Sugar.

We made the video below on a shoestring budget. All of favourite viral moments……and a few familiar faces.

Us, its our faces on their faces.

Let’s crack on and learn to play the opening ukulele riff. Check out this video to get an idea of what we are learning to play.

Bud Sugar Ukulele Tabs

Not sure how to read these? Check out this guide and you will be learning these ukulele tabs in no time.

This is a delightful riff to play as its so simple. The tab is straightforward to follow. One thing to watch out for is the delayed start of the second and fourth sections.
Lastly, the dash ( / ) symbolises a slide. That means you need to pluck the first note and then slide up to the next one without plucking again.


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The Basics

In this section, we will cover everything you need to know about starting to play the ukulele.