Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own Strumming
What strumming pattern is the Edge doing here? I follow along with D DU U DU and it sounds fine, but his hand is strumming a alot faster than that, it seems.
Looks to me like he's arpeggiating. Which is actually strumming the notes that make up the chord singley.
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I think Bono is picking some random stuff and the Edge (on acoustic) is doing arpeggios at the beginning. It seems like by the first chorus (about 1:30 or so in) the Edge is strumming?
I watched the video but unfortunately I do not have audio since I'm writing from the job :D ! Anyway it seems that he's arpeggiating either straight eight notes or single notes played in a d/du/u/du fashion. By the way when he strums it seems he's using a D/du/u/du pattern, so the song should be based on eight notes.
Anyway if it's so just chose a picking pattern like this and see if it works for you
play all notes of the same lenght