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By Anthony Garone

One of the few playable sections of this classic prog album..

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IMPORTANT NOTE: When I say, “F#5,” what I really mean is “F#sus4.” Same for all the other “5” chords. I recorded the video pretty late and flipped my 4ths and 5ths. Didn’t realize it until the next day. Oh well.

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Mental Medication is one of my favorite songs from the incredible progressive rock album, U.K. It’s a self-titled album and features incredible virtuosity by Allan Holdsworth, Bill Bruford, John Wetton, and Eddie Jobson. It’s a musical adventure and is so beautiful.

Check out this other really cool video with a transcription of one of the crazier parts of the song:

Let me know if you try playing it yourself!

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