Every great song has some special musical ingredient that takes what could otherwise be a run-of-the-mill to something that really sticks out and helps makes the song great. In this post we’ll cover how the flat 2 chord can be used to give a
Green Day often takes heat for their “simple songs.” However, despite this perceived simplicity, Billie Joe and co. have a few tricks up their sleeves. In this post we’ll look at Green Day’s secret weapon – the flat 7 chord – and see how
What makes “Cut Your Hair” so great? We’ll take a look at how an atypical unbalanced chord structure and playful thematic lyrics work together to make this song a true 90’s “slacker” classic.