Fireflies by Owl City Chords and Melody

Intro and Verse

Chorus Lead-Out

Chord And Melody Metrics For Fireflies

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Chord Complexity

54

Melodic Complexity

64

Chord-Melody Tension

25

Chord Progression Novelty

78

Chord Bass Melody

52

In terms of chords and melody, Fireflies is more complex than the typical song, having above average scores in Chord Complexity, Melodic Complexity, Chord Progression Novelty and Chord-Bass Melody.

About The Key Of E♭ Major

Fireflies is written in the key of E♭ Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 7th most popular key among Major keys and the 11st most popular among all keys. Major keys, along with minor keys, are a common choice for popular songs. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all major chords (E♭ Major, A♭ Major, and B♭ Major). See the E♭ Major Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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