Buckley

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When written/or performed
1994
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Time Signature
12/8
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Rhythm and Metre
Bass drum plays on beats 1 & 3, snare drums accents backbeats (beats 2 & 4). Frequent syncopation in vocals and bass. Cross-rhythms created through two-against-three rhythms
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Instrumentation and Texture
Vocals accompanied by guitars, bass, synth, strings and drums. Guitars use drop d tuning. Drums and guitar play through most of song, synth and string drop out occasionally creating variation in texture. Texture thicker at end (in Coda).
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Tonality and Harmony
In E minor, however tonality ambiguous e.g. intro focuses on D chord. Harmony unusual for rock song, standard 1,4,5 chord progressions not used. Instead, chromatic chords used and move in parallel motion. Some harmonies dissonant
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Structure
Verse-Chorus, with Bridge and a Coda
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Melody
Vocal part ranges over 2 octaves. Frequent ornamentation in melody line, with glissandos between notes.
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Use of technology
Modulation on synth at start. Distortion and flanger on guitar. overdubbing on guitar. EQ in final verse removes lower frequencies from voice.
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