Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez – “We Don’t Talk Anymore” Guitar Tutorial

January 26, 2016

Charlie Puth’s new single,  “We Don’t Talk  Anymore” (ft. Selena Gomez) contains a upper-intermediate to lower-advanced guitar part that will keep your concentration on high alert!

Charlie Puth’s R&B burner, “We Don’t Talk Anymore” consists of two separate but similar chord progressions, However, beware as one little slip can cause a bit of a mess while trying to keep up with its fast tempo. This tutorial is in the original key. There is no capo used.

Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez

Charlie Puth “We Don’t Talk Anymore”

Chord Progression 1 (4 measures)

A Major – B Major – C#minor – G#minor.

Chord Progression 2 (4 measures)

A Major – B Major – C#minor – C#minor.

*For clarity’s sake on this tutorial let’s call these sections A and B, which is clearly marked on the score.

Guitar Tutorial for "We Don't Talk Anymore" by Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth’s “We Don’t Talk Anymore” Tutorial.

The entire song is played arpeggio style with a fast 1/16th-note texture and it never strays from these two sections. If you are not clear on the arpeggio style of playing. The video tutorial will help you tremendously. I go to great lengths to explain and demonstrate exactly what to do.

The difficulty with playing “We Don’t Talk Anymore” will lie in the speed at which the parts are played. The uptempo R&B vibe will have you gasping for air if you don’t prepare slowly and evenly for a couple days at least.

It will be easier to play this song using finger style technique on an acoustic guitar. Using a pick will require extreme accuracy for the entirety of the song (3:37). If you are up for it, God bless you!

Here is the structure of the song:

  • Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez Duet

    Charlie Puth “We Don’t Talk Anymore”

    The intro is: A B

  • Charlie’s Verse is: A A
  • Charlie’s Pre-Chorus is: A B
  • The Chorus is: A A
  • Selena’s Verse: A A
  • Selena Pre-Chorus: A B
  • The instrumental: A A
  • The Outro (Charlie and Selena): A B
  • The Outro Double Chorus: A A A A


My Guitar Pro pdf version for this tutorial:    We Don’t Talk Anymore

Here is your video tutorial:    Youtube Video Tutorial

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