Home Chords By Michael Buble

Published Categorized as Acoustic Guitar Songs, Chords, Songs

Michael Buble’s song Home is an emotive tale of someone who begins to miss a loved one and is finally coming home. And while the Home guitar chords Michael Buble wrote may be a little more challenging than some, they’re well worth learning. We’ll take you through the Home lyrics and chords and show you how to play them, too!

Table of Contents

How to Play the Home Chord Progression

First: What Chords Do You Need?

You’ll need 13 total chords to play this song: G, D/F#, Em, D, Cmaj7, C, Asus4, A, F, Dsus, Bm7, F/G, and G7. This might be more than most songs have, but you’ll probably find that you recognize many! Here’s a list of Home by Michael Buble chords and how to play them:

1. G Major

  • Place your index finger on the 5th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 6th string at the 3rd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 1st string at the 3rd fret

2. D Major, First Inversion (D/F#)

  • Barre your index finger across all strings at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 2nd string at the 3rd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 4th string at the 4th fret
  • Place your pinky on the 5th string at the 5th fret

3. E Minor

  • Place your index finger on the 5th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 4th string at the 2nd fret

4. D Major

  • Place your index finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 1st string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 2nd string at the 3rd fret
  • Mute or skip the 5th and 6th string

5. C Major Seventh (Cmaj7)

  • Place your index finger on the 4th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 5th string at the 3rd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th string

6. C Major

  • Place your index finger on the 2nd string at the 1st fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 4th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 5th string at the 3rd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th string

7. A Suspended 4th (Asus4)

  • Place your index finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 2nd string at the 3rd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th string

8. A Major

  • Place your index finger on the 4th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 2nd string at the 2nd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th string

9. F Major

  • Barre your index finger across all strings at the 1st fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 5th string at the 3rd fret
  • Place your pinky finger on the 4th string at the 3rd fret

10. D Suspended

  • Place your index finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Barre your middle finger across the 1st two strings at the 3rd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th and 5th strings

11. B Minor Seventh

  • Place your index finger on the 5th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 1st string at the 2nd fret
  • Mute or skip the 6th string

12. F Major with G as a Bass Note (F/G)

  • Barre your index finger across the 1st two strings at the 1st fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 3rd string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 6th string at the 3rd fret
  • Place your pinky on the 4th string at the 3rd fret

13. G Dominant Seventh (G7)

  • Place your index finger on the 1st string at the 1st fret
  • Place your middle finger on the 5th string at the 2nd fret
  • Place your ring finger on the 6th string at the 3rd fret

Michael Buble Home Guitar Chords

Now we’ve come to the chords for the song. Start with the intro and first verse:

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Now to the first bridge:

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Followed by the second verse:

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Now the chorus and an instrumental break:

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And the second bridge:

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And now the third verse:

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Finally, the last chorus:

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Going Forward

We hope that you’re now comfortable enough with the Home chord progression to play through this song yourself. And remember that you can make this song about coming home your own — feel free to substitute fingerpicking or your own rhythm patterns!

FAQ

Have some questions before you start playing? Here are some answers:

How do you play Home chords?

The Home Michael Buble guitar chords are outlined above. But if you want to simplify the chords, you can omit inversions. For instance, instead of D/F#, you can just play D.

How do you play home chords on piano?

The Michael Buble Home chords are the same whether you play them on guitar or piano. This resource shows you how to play the chords on the piano.

How do you play the Home song on guitar?

You can listen to the song to get a feel for how the chords are played. But a recommended rhythm pattern is down&down&up/up/down/down/down/up.

How do you make your own chord? (Minor Swing chords)

The original Minor Swing chords are Am, Dm, and E7. But if you want to make your own, you might want to try some inversions.

By Nate Pallesen

Nate is just your average (above average) guitar player. He's no Joe Satriani, Jimi Hendrix or Jimmy Page - wait this site is about acoustic guitars (sorry) He's no Django Reinhardt, Chet Atkins, or Michael Hedges, wait? who!? He's no Robert Johnson, Eric Clapton or Ben Harper - more familiar? Anyway you get the point :-)

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