Wake Me Up - Avicii - Sam Meador (Percussive Guitar Cover)

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TotalBiscuit Starcraft and Strategy : ITT: People who don't understand how music videos work For everyone else. Enjoy a great cover.

Fabio Baccaglioni : damn, the last name, in spanish, means "he who pee" :D but he is a great artist!

DirtyKlaumen : "but i only have 2 hands" XD

Holo : Good work, Jon Snow!

Andrew : You look like the lovechild of Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp.

Emma Dunn : this guy should be mega famous :0

Papermoon Productions : God, I love this. I love how light Sam's voice is, yet it has a rugged tone to it. Love the percussive guitar too! Well done! It was well done, I'm also impressed how well it was done for someone who is a metal singer! :) Awesome job. If I could, I'd give this 2 thumbs WAY up! *Likes*

HerroVincey : I have a question for Sam, I hope he sees this!:D My question is this: when you make your percussive guitar compositions, do you start by putting the guitar in open tuning based on one of the central chords of the song? I noticed in your "Under the Milky Way" cover that there were moments where you could strum while being simultaneously percussive with your other hand. I've always struggled to get started writing percussive stuff that wasn't in DADGAD or standard tuning. Perhaps it's all in the tuning? (I've just been nervous to do tunings that seem extreme or imbalanced.)  It also seems that tuning the bottom three strings to have a relationship of a perfect fifth and an octave can be helpful in producing left-hand tapped chords (ex. DAD, CGC.) Is this something that is helpful to you as well when you compose? I've studied a variety of tapping and percussive techniques from different percussive guitarists, but I happen to find your compositions particularly impressive because of how melodically and harmonically well-written they are! And, you SING lol! (Awesomely, might I add!) If you're reading this, I hope to see more of your percussive acoustic stuff, Sam! Keep up the sweet work!:D

darlene fair : Hot

Luis Monteiro Newsted : bom dmais**

Chichi D : you look like jesus in the movie the bible

Bradley James Townend : He's in a black metal band called Xanthochroid! I thought I recognised him! They did a beautiful folk rendition of Land of Snow and Sorrow by Wintersun! :')

Simón Morillo Lathulerie : How can 408? people dislike this? suckers

Aleksandra Radošević : You're a best guitarist l ever seen in my life!!! Wow! Amazing!!! :)

Jesus Christ : Holy Shit, a legend.

Rajat Brar : Awesome and so beautiful. One middle finger for all the dislikes.

othoncezar : R.I.P Avicii

Enyedi Sándor : Very special! It was nice to listen to. Thank you.

aksel askor : aghhh talented people 

AkosJaccik : Pretty damn' impressive skills, although if I only listen to the music, I feel it is a bit fragmented, dashed. Sometimes less is more.

JSRL Padre : Excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor...

Damian Baez : 0:50 dont do it the percusion sound with your fingers

Tuncay Arig : great cover! good voice...

Arnold 12345 : he's totally using magic.. i heard Gandalf had a son

Alex Fernandez : Awesome job! Also, anyone who liked this should check out Andy Mckee, he's been doing this (minus the singing) for years.

Grant Thienemann : I didn't think I was going to like this song, but this was awesome! Good job dude. 

Viola Dante : amazing!

MrElectroMan7 ! : wow you have a beutiful voice

Berfin Su : If he is playing the guitar now, i am just potatoing it. :((

JORJÃO PAMPOLHA : Omg! Congrats! My dream is to play guitar this way

Adolfo360 : una palabrta para desribir eso impresionante

Cátia Costa : awesome!

camilo camo : wow este tipo merece los likes que quiere , en verdad eres muy talentoso seria bueno que te dieran a conocer mas, sigue haci bas por buen camino

Kenshin Osu! : Wow! 10/10 pure gold!

Frank Schijns : Amazing!

marblelmnop : U no nuttin Jon Snow

Frank Burns : I LOVE the fingering...cool.And you can sing as well! I hate you...joking.

Hops and Herbs : how the SHIT is this guy not a household name.

James Capper : now that is talent

ChefMimsy : Just beautiful. You're very talented, Sam - I'm looking forward to hearing much more from you!

Danubian : Great video, but I couldn't stop noticing his hair switching between going behind his head and flowing down.

Youtube 네코 : 아 이거 mp3로 만들어서 핸드폰에 넣고다니고싶다..

swaghetti : My gf looked over when i started playing this and said "Wow, he looks like Inigo Montoya but way hotter". Me, I love the music. Good work, man :D

Brandon Ding : Whoaaaaa. Can you post a tutorial?

Myriam Rojas Salas : Is beautiffulll

김혜지 : 정말 멋있다..🙈

Notium : When did Johnny Depp and Robb Stark have a kid?

william nottingham : better than the original

Patrick Cabrera : Holy crap Sam. I saw this on Break.com! Great job buddy.

Hostile : This guy is a Heavy metal rock musician..