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If you are a producer, songwriter or composer, studying and analyzing the song structure of your favourite songs and world-hits can be a huge help. Chords and chord progressions are a great way to evoke emotions in your listeners and set the mood of a song. By understanding what works, you can gain new ideas and inspiration for your songwriting.
In this tutorial, Jazz Pianist and Composer Jeff Lorber shows you how to easily figure the chord progressions of your favourite song, and learn how they make you feel, so you can use these concepts in your own productions.
Jeff also breaks down the cord progressions of 11 hit songs, including:
- Justin Bieber – Despacito
- Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You
- Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like
- Chain Smokers and Coldplay – Something Like This
- Adele – Hello
- John Mayer – Still Feel Like Your Man
- Tom Petty – One Back Down
- Tom Petty – Into The Great Wide Open
- Elton John – Your Song
- 10 CC – I’m Not In Love
- Jimi Hendrix – Bold As Love
I hope you enjoy this tutorial, it was very educational and a lot of fun for me! Analyzing your favourite songs and all-time classics like that on a regular basis will majorly impact your songwriting and creativity!
Thanks Jeff for sharing your knowledge with us! I hope this tutorial helped you to get a deeper understanding of chord progressions and to write a few hit-songs of your own!
Have a marvellous time recording and mixing,