Fairytale of New York by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl Chords and Melody

Intro and Verse

Chorus Lead-Out

Chord And Melody Metrics For Fairytale of New York

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Chord Complexity

20

Melodic Complexity

11

Chord-Melody Tension

15

Chord Progression Novelty

34

Chord Bass Melody

53

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

About The Key Of D Major

Fairytale of New York is written in the key of D Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 2nd most popular key among Major keys and the 2nd 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 (D Major, G Major, and A Major). See the D Major Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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