Favorite song structure?

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  1. TheSunShinesThrough

    TheSunShinesThrough Well-Known Member

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    I like:

    Verse
    Chorus
    Verse
    Chorus
    Change of pace progression or solo
    Verse
    Chorus
    Verse
     
  2. Vinsanitizer

    Vinsanitizer Oh Hi! I'm new here! VIP Member

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    ORIGINAL ARTIST VERSION:
    (Ambiguous, irrelevant intro)
    Verse
    Bridge
    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus x 1

    Verse
    Bridge
    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus x 1
    Chorus x 1 (Modulate key + big huge epic guitar solo)

    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus x 4 (Outtro)
    Fade to silence
    (Go home or back to sleep)

    Always in 4/4 and always in the key of A or G. :D


    2.5 MINUTE TOP 40 AOR RADIO VERSION:
    Intro (talked over by disc jockey)
    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus x 1
    Chorus x 1/2 (with brief guitar solo)

    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus (outtro, talked over by disc jockey)
     
  3. SwampThing

    SwampThing New Member

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    I fancy a well executed I- IV-V from time to time.

    Three chords and the truth..
     
  4. Codeman

    Codeman Active Member

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    Bridge
    Verse
    Chorus
    Verse
    Bridge
    Chorus (continue until people stop singing with you)
    outro
     
  5. Dogs of Doom

    Dogs of Doom Moderator Staff Member

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    intro
    guitar solo
    outro

    :yesway:

    :wave:
     
  6. Dogs of Doom

    Dogs of Doom Moderator Staff Member

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    almost forgot...

    If I'm playing bass:

    intro
    bass solo
    outro

    maybe a little drum solo to share some time w/, but, otherwise, yeah... :yesway:...

    :wave:
     
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    Vinsanitizer Oh Hi! I'm new here! VIP Member

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    Best. :yesway:
     
  8. crossroadsnyc

    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    If we still had likes, and I could give you my remaining likes for the year, I'd do it.
     
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    Feeling Supersonic Well-Known Member

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    What the hell?
     
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    I can honestly say that I've never given it much thought... I suppose many of the songs I've written were intro, verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge/solo, ending chorus... but most of the time I liked to throw something else in there that I can't really label... I call them "blurbs". Like red herrings, I guess. Also, sometimes I have no structure... "vas is das?"

    WHAT AM I!? lol
     
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    Swede Well-Known Member

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    You are fed up with the **** you're being spoon fed. Thats what you are.
     
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    Barfly Well-Known Member

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    LMAO. Awesome. :naughty:
     
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    Barfly Well-Known Member

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    hahaha even cooler.
     
  14. LP121

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    Interlude maybe.
     
  15. LPMarshall hack

    LPMarshall hack Well-Known Member

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    Chorus
    chorus
    bridge
    chorus
    interlude
    verse
    outro


    kills every time.
     
  16. Tim Fezziwig

    Tim Fezziwig Well-Known Member

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    Intro- minor chording
    Verse-major chords
    Chorus-majors
    Verse
    Solo-diminished minor
    Chorus
    Outro-minors
     
  17. Lo-Tek

    Lo-Tek Well-Known Member

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    verse
    verse
    verse

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLV4_xaYynY"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLV4_xaYynY[/ame]
     
  18. Teryn

    Teryn Well-Known Member

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    ... I think previous bandmates said it was called "annoying".
     
  19. Dogs of Doom

    Dogs of Doom Moderator Staff Member

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    annoying to me is all this fluffy hipster wannabee post punk BS, like emo & screamo, etc...

    especially the stuff that's pseudo psychoanalytical, where the guy is always sorry because all guys can do is wrong, or the all I hate about you is me type BS, or the cliche beautiful disaster BS... blech... meh!

    where's the puke smiley?

    :wave:
     
  20. Teryn

    Teryn Well-Known Member

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    My god, you took the words right out of my mouth! I have the hardest time trying to find people to play with, because it's ALL that! Or it's death metal, country or gospel :scratch: which is a standard D, A, G, D, A, G,... *puke icon needed*... (disturbing how that works with all three of those genres)...

    The annoying part with me, is that I actually write everything. So when other musicians think its going to be a simple, cut n dry, standard formula with chords and patterns to follow, they're always so surprised when I'm playing something they weren't prepared for... because they didn't actually look at the music that I gave to them... :mad: that's kind of why I haven't led a band in a while. It's discouraging to be discouraged... yeah. That.
     

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