Analysis of "Wish I Could" - Norah Jones

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Analysis of "Wish I Could"

Instrumentation

  • Acoustic guitar
  • Lead vocal
  • Backing vocal
  • Cello - pizzicato, sustained long notes

Structure

  • Strophic
  • 6 verses
  • Very simple structure
  • Refrain
  • Vamp - reapeated chord sequence

Harmonic language

  • Major chords
  • Added suspensions and added 7ths
  • D major
  • Inversions
  • Unusual chord of C
  • Overall quite simple
  • Pedal note

Melody & wordsetting

  • Dissonance bar 8-10
  • Anguish feel
  • Backing vocal in verse 3 to represent

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