Songs that use Chromatic Mediant chords

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mediants are a fantastic way to add a sense of marvel and intrigue into your music, making them a common option in . What I discover most fascinating about them however is how the meaning of " " is not just arguable, but how the principle overlaps with some other concepts, making for quite a confusing topic!

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0:00 Introduction.
0:30 The Imperial March.
1:55 Enjoy The Silence by Depeche Mode.
2:41 What is a chromatic ?
4:25 Light My Fire by The Doors.
5:19 Lord of the Rings.
5:50 It Won't Be Long by The Beatles.
6:20 Morning Bell by Radiohead.
7:21 Incogni.
8:09 Chromatic mediants Vs. Modal Interchange.
9:20 Chromatic mediants Vs. Secondary dominants.
11:12 100% chromatic mediant structure.

Songs that use Chromatic Mediant chords

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  1. Thanks to Incogni for sponsoring this video. The first 100 people to use code “davidbennett” at the link below will get 20% off of Incogni: ❗THIS IS A REUPLOAD. THE ORIGINAL VIDEO WAS TAKEN DOWN BY COPYRIGHT STRIKE BY RADIOHEAD’s LABEL. Despite my usage of the tracks clearly falling within the limits of fair usage, Radiohead’s label rejected both my copyright dispute and appeal and chose to slap me with a copyright strike. So from now on, all Radiohead songs in my videos will be cover versions. 🤦‍♂🤦‍♂🤦‍♂🤦‍♂

  2. Brilliant, so grateful for all these videos that bring to life things I’ve been studying as a songwriter for years

  3. I don’t know why, but I feel like I’ve seen this before for some reason

  4. One song I like that uses chromatic mediants is “This Is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas. There’s a lot of other cool musical stuff there as well if you ever want to have a listen.

  5. Oh those pesky take downs 😒. How this doesn’t qualify as fair use is beyond me. Found this one really useful 👍 Thank you.

  6. Heck. You just taught me how to make Opeth songs when you showed major 3rd below (bvi). Just loop around in major thirds down.

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