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When was is composed?

1999

What style of music is it?

Dance

Key?

A minor

Metre?

4/4

Tempo?

98 bpm

Structure?

Verse-chorus form


Verse: Am Em G D


1st Half Chorus: C Am C Am


2nd Half Chorus: F C F C

Technology?

- Reverb


- EQ


- Panning


- Delay


- Drum machine


- Synth strings


- Samples not digitally cleaned

Instrumentation?

- Piano


- Synthesisers


- Drum machine


- Synth pads


- Vocal samples

Melody?

- Pentatonic


- Based on two samples of gospel singers


- Vocalisation

Rhythm?

- Syncopation


- Varied between sections to create contrast


- Shaker plays repeated semiquavers

Harmony and Tonality?

- A minor


- Totally diatonic


- Verses are minor


- Choruses are major


- Whole song based on two simple chord


sequences

Texture?

One by one:


- Solo piano


- Male vocal sample


- Drum loop/percussion/string synth pad


- Bass synth and additional string synth


- Breakdown (1 bar of silence)

Dynamics?

- Intro is quiet


- Loud in Verse 1 because parts enter all at once (doesn't change until bridge)


- Volume increased by bringing adding more


instruments


- One bar of silence


- Soft in the outro


- Organ fades out at the end