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Blue Sky Mine Bridge, Weird Note

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Danielle Meyer, Aug 25, 2017.

  1. The first bass notes of the bridge are really odd (2:23 in the song, repeats at 2:34) It has caught my attention every time I've heard it and today when I heard it I finally decided to grab a bass to play along/try to figure out whats going on but the more I play along with the recording the more confused I am.
    I think it is a Gb. At least that is what sounds best when I play the bass line solo. When I try F it kinda works too. It sounds odd on the recording and maybe it was an intentional dissonance. Which is cool but surprising for an otherwise consonant pop tune. I think the bass is note Gb and the keys are playing an F or maybe the bass really is playing F and the Keys are playing Gb.
    Anyone have a better understanding than I do about what is going on at this part of the song?
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  2. MixBass


    Feb 23, 2006
    L.A. Harbor
    Co-founder. GrabAxe
    Ha, I remember that odd spot and always dug it! I never looked at it with an instrument in hand and haven't heard it in far too long. Gonna have to revisit it, some great stuff on that record!
    Danielle Meyer likes this.
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