Saturday, July 2, 2016

Four-Chord Pop Progression

This chord progression is very common in modern pop music.
Here is a list of some of the songs that use this pattern. Most of these songs were not performed/recorded in the key of C, but they can be. Have fun trying them out.  

Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae JepsonI'm Yours – Jason MrazTrouble – Taylor SwiftCan You Feel the Love Tonight? – Lion KingWe Are Young – FunBaby, Baby – Justin BeiberJust the Way You Are – Bruno MarsHey, Soul Sister – TrainFirework – Katy PerryHot and Cold – Katy PerrySomewhere Over the Rainbow (newer)Country Roads – John DenverTake On Me – A-haWhat Makes You Beautiful – One DirectionThe A Team – Ed SheeranIf I Die Young – The Band PerryJar of Hearts – Christina PerriI Won't Give Up – Gavin DeGrawWe Found Love – RhiannaStronger – Kelly ClarksonStarships – Niki ManajTitanium – David GuettaPerfect – P!nkHey Ya – OutcastWrecking Ball – Miley CyrusDiamonds – RhiannaSomeone Like You – AdeleSay Something – A Great Big World Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey (1981)Let It Be” by The Beatles (1970)She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5 (2002)Edge Of Glory” by Lady Gaga