What key is Kacey Musgraves' "Miserable" in???

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    E-flat, right?

     
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    Eb/E flat, I think.
    Great tune!
    My sis sings it in our duo.
     
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    I so wanted to say 'all of them...' then decided not to, but went and did it anyway.

    Slow day here today, obviously. ;):p:D
     
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    Note that when you have a capo at the 8th fret and you're playing an E minor chord shape, you're really playing a C minor chord. And C minor is the relative minor of Eb Major. For what it's worth, I would say this song is in Eb.
     
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    That's what I'm thinking, too. It resolves well to Eb, and that's also the maj pent scale that sounds right on top of it.
     
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    On a related note, this song is a prime example of why all those chord/tab sites out there are borderline useless. I have no idea where they're getting that "capo @ 8th fret" from.

    I think this guy has it right...capo @ 3rd fret, by the way.

     
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    Imho, anyone using a capo as in the video above should be naming the actual chord value...not the form. And...what he is calling Bm is actually the 5 chord...Bb in this song, which is written with three flats....Eb or Cm. I say it is in Eb because of the chords that are used and when they are used.
     
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    Completely agree.
     
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