River Man by Nick Drake Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For River Man

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Chord Complexity

99

Melodic Complexity

64

Chord-Melody Tension

79

Chord Progression Novelty

94

Chord Bass Melody

71

In terms of chords and melody, River Man 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 C Minor

River Man is written in the key of C Minor. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 2nd most popular key among Minor keys and the 6th most popular among all keys. Minor keys, along with major keys, are a common choice for popular music. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all minor chords (C minor, F minor, and G minor). See the C Minor Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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