Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf Chords and Melody

Intro and Verse

Pre-Chorus and Chorus

Chord And Melody Metrics For Born To Be Wild

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Chord Complexity

50

Melodic Complexity

82

Chord-Melody Tension

73

Chord Progression Novelty

63

Chord Bass Melody

83

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

About The Key Of E Mixolydian

Born To Be Wild is written in the key of E Mixolydian. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 3rd most popular key among Mixolydian keys and the 28th most popular among all keys. The E Mixolydian scale is similar to the E Major scale except that its 7th note (D) 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 E Mixolydian Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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