Chicago by Sufjan Stevens Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For Chicago

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Chord Complexity

22

Melodic Complexity

50

Chord-Melody Tension

24

Chord Progression Novelty

51

Chord Bass Melody

33

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

About The Key Of D Mixolydian

Chicago is written in the key of D Mixolydian. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 5th most popular key among Mixolydian keys and the 30th most popular among all keys. The D Mixolydian scale is similar to the D Major scale except that its 7th note (C) is a half step lower. Mixolydian chord progressions are heavily featured in many genres of music like classic rock, which relies on the major chord built on the 7th scale degree. See the D Mixolydian Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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