Sad But True by Metallica Chords and Melody

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Instrumental

Chord And Melody Metrics For Sad But True

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Chord Complexity

64

Melodic Complexity

60

Chord-Melody Tension

48

Chord Progression Novelty

20

Chord Bass Melody

22

In terms of chords and melody, Sad But True has complexity on par with the typical song, having near-average scores in Chord Complexity, Melodic Complexity and Chord-Melody Tension and below-average scores in Chord Progression Novelty and Chord-Bass Melody.

About The Key Of D Phrygian

Sad But True is written in the key of D Phrygian. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 4th most popular key among Phrygian keys and the 52nd most popular among all keys. The D Phrygian scale is similar to the D Minor scale except that its 2nd note (E♭) is a half step lower. Chord progressions in Phrygian often rely on the major chord built off of this 2nd scale degree (E♭ major) which gives the key its distinctive sound. See the D Phrygian Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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