Cat's in the Cradle by Harry Chapin Chords and Melody

Verse and Pre-Chorus

Chord And Melody Metrics For Cat's in the Cradle

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Chord Complexity

85

Melodic Complexity

96

Chord-Melody Tension

98

Chord Progression Novelty

88

Chord Bass Melody

87

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

About The Key Of F Major

Cat's in the Cradle is written in the key of F Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 6th most popular key among Major keys and the 9th 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 (F Major, B♭ Major, and C Major). See the F Major Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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