Royals by Lorde Chords and Melody

Intro and Verse

Pre-Chorus

Chord And Melody Metrics For Royals

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Chord Complexity

21

Melodic Complexity

49

Chord-Melody Tension

23

Chord Progression Novelty

2

Chord Bass Melody

14

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

About The Key Of D Mixolydian

Royals 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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