Why Must I Be Sad by They Might Be Giants Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For Why Must I Be Sad

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Chord Complexity

90

Melodic Complexity

71

Chord-Melody Tension

64

Chord Progression Novelty

68

Chord Bass Melody

90

In terms of chords and melody, Why Must I Be Sad 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 D Major

Why Must I Be Sad is written in the key of D Major. According to the Theorytab database, it is the 3rd most popular key among Major keys and the 3rd 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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