Excellent discussion on the use of augmented chords in rock songs

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  1. ASATKat

    ASATKat Friend of Leo's

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    Very excellent info, and if you're a songwriter, even better.


    video on augmented chord usage in rock, I was sold. 1+

     
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    My fave aug chord song ...

     
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    Both augmented and diminished chords I think of as 'tension adding transitions' rather than destinations.
    I often apply sus chords in a similar way.
     
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    Oh, Darling has a G+ at the beginning, if I'm not mistaken...
     
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    So what rock songs use a 7sus4(b9) chord?
     
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    The sound of the synth/piano he uses at first triggered my memory of this:



    Now that I know what an augmented chord sounds like, I will probably hear them everywhere.
     
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    none. ;)

    oh wait. Spinning wheel. But that’s soul.
     
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    That C aug was a direct Pink Floyd memory for me. One of the Wall songs I think.
     
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    Here's another one. Thanks to the OP for posting.

     
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