Rockschool Guitar Grade 8 (2018)


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Learn to play rock and pop with Rockschool. These specially written arrangements develop the skills and techniques you need to help you achieve your musical goals.

For Rockschool’s 2018-2024 Guitar series, Rockschool have commissioned arrangements of titles reflecting popular music’s rich heritage in all its forms and have tailored each piece to make it exactly right for the grade. You can also use titles from Rockschool’s Classics series as part of the syllabus.

The arrangements have been written and performed by top session musicians who have worked with some of the biggest names in rock, metal and pop. The tracks were recorded at Real World’s acclaimed recordingstudios and feature live instruments and first rate performances for an unrivalled level of feel, authenticity and musicianship.


  • Steve Vai – Die to Live
  • D’Angelo – Spanish Joint
  • Steely Dan – Kid Charlemagne
  • Snarky Puppy – Native Sons
  • Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River
  • Albert Lee – Country Boy
  • 6 Rockschool Originals


  • Band and artist fact files with recommended listening
  • In-depth walkthroughs of every track
  • Easy-access downloadable audio
  • Example tests and exercises
  • Amp settings and tone advice for each track

Song List

  • Country Boy
  • Cry Me A River
  • Die to Live
  • Kid Charlemagne
  • Native Sons
  • Spanish Joint