For "Heroic Blues" (2001)I really wanted to have a bunch of songs that I could play in many different set ups, either with our 5 piece band or just by myself. I wanted the chords to carry the whole song, not the production and its manipulation of textures.
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"Don't mess with
the blood" is in E6/Maj7th to AMaj7th.
"Anchors aweigh" began with the
chords going from Em7/6 to Esus to Em to E9/7 to Eb9/7 to Asus to A9/7
"Leavin' the Mount"
is in E , A and B. Like a 12 bar. A country blues song. The chorus is
C#m to A maj7 to B and then to E.
"Clingin' to the coast" is E to
Emaj7 to A to A9 to F#7 to F#sus.The chorus is A7 to Amaj7 to F#7 to F#maj7.
"I will always hate you" goes
from Amaj7 to Emaj7 to Bmaj7. The chorus is Am7/6th to Em7/6th to Bm7/6th
"Heroic Blues" is based around
Dm7/9 to Dmaj7/9 to G7sus back to the D and then to Em to A7/9/6 ( with
an F#,G and B in it).
"I don't know anything"
starts at A#maj7 and moves to Cmaj7/9 to Dsus. Then to Fmaj7 to Gmaj7/9
"Eye o' the vibe" goes from Bmaj7
to C#6 to Emaj7 to Bmaj7 to C#6 to Amaj7.
"are we goin' too fast for love?"
begins at Dm to Dm9 to Am7/9 to B to A etc.
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