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There's a really interesting chord in the vocals right about 2:24, on the words "and eVER." Assuming that the song is in F-minor (I haven't checked), I think the chord has the notes A-flat, B-flat, C, and D (natural). But it's a dense chord and it's hard to pick out all of the notes even after several repeated listens. So that's been bugging me . . . anyone have an opinion?
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StuartBuck wrote:
There's a really interesting chord in the vocals right about 2:24, on the words "and eVER." Assuming that the song is in F-minor (I haven't checked), I think the chord has the notes A-flat, B-flat, C, and D (natural). But it's a dense chord and it's hard to pick out all of the notes even after several repeated listens. So that's been bugging me . . . anyone have an opinion?


the chord being played in the majority of the song is F--A-Flat--C and then it'll switch to C--E-Flat--G. and you're right about the bridge when the instruments drop. there's also an F in there. That's why I love it. it's so random and crazy but still good.

I taught myself how to play it on the piano. that's how I know.

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It has that poppy gloss which makes things hard to pick apart. Based on your notes, it would be an extended tertian harmony (if were are assuming it's functionally tonal).

Personally, I hear F as the tonal center (with the melody outlining the Fm tonality by singing F4 to Ab4)

That means, it would be Fm add #6th and 4th (or #13th and 11th, depending on how it's voiced.) Or, it could be based on Ab. So, it would be more like Ab(maj) add #4 (tritone) and 2.

I don't know, it's probably simpler than that, but I don't have a keyboard in front of me to test out some possibilities. In all actuality, the chord was most likely a product of "hey, lets both a bunch of notes together until it sounds cool and spooky" rather than any attempt at voice leading principles or functional harmony.

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DRMS_7888 wrote:
It has that poppy gloss which makes things hard to pick apart. Based on your notes, it would be an extended tertian harmony (if were are assuming it's functionally tonal).

Personally, I hear F as the tonal center (with the melody outlining the Fm tonality by singing F4 to Ab4)

That means, it would be Fm add #6th and 4th (or #13th and 11th, depending on how it's voiced.) Or, it could be based on Ab. So, it would be more like Ab(maj) add #4 (tritone) and 2.

I don't know, it's probably simpler than that, but I don't have a keyboard in front of me to test out some possibilities. In all actuality, the chord was most likely a product of "hey, lets both a bunch of notes together until it sounds cool and spooky" rather than any attempt at voice leading principles or functional harmony.

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EisleyForever wrote:
DRMS_7888 wrote:
It has that poppy gloss which makes things hard to pick apart. Based on your notes, it would be an extended tertian harmony (if were are assuming it's functionally tonal).

Personally, I hear F as the tonal center (with the melody outlining the Fm tonality by singing F4 to Ab4)

That means, it would be Fm add #6th and 4th (or #13th and 11th, depending on how it's voiced.) Or, it could be based on Ab. So, it would be more like Ab(maj) add #4 (tritone) and 2.

I don't know, it's probably simpler than that, but I don't have a keyboard in front of me to test out some possibilities. In all actuality, the chord was most likely a product of "hey, lets both a bunch of notes together until it sounds cool and spooky" rather than any attempt at voice leading principles or functional harmony.

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EisleyForever wrote:
DRMS_7888 wrote:
It has that poppy gloss which makes things hard to pick apart. Based on your notes, it would be an extended tertian harmony (if were are assuming it's functionally tonal).

Personally, I hear F as the tonal center (with the melody outlining the Fm tonality by singing F4 to Ab4)

That means, it would be Fm add #6th and 4th (or #13th and 11th, depending on how it's voiced.) Or, it could be based on Ab. So, it would be more like Ab(maj) add #4 (tritone) and 2.

I don't know, it's probably simpler than that, but I don't have a keyboard in front of me to test out some possibilities. In all actuality, the chord was most likely a product of "hey, lets both a bunch of notes together until it sounds cool and spooky" rather than any attempt at voice leading principles or functional harmony.

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all eisley songs in standard tuning right?
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beansbeansbeansmorebeans! wrote:
all eisley songs in standard tuning right?


Do you mean in terms of string instruments? Or as in temperament? I'd assume all Eisley songs use 12 tone equal temperament.

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