Sunday, 16 February 2014

Ticket 16: The Picardy Third

In a minor key song try giving the section or song a surprise lift by finishing on the major root chord. e.g. Am G F Amaj

A Taste Of Honey
I’ll Be Back


Ain't Talkin' (Bob Dylan)
Hello (Lionel Ritchie)
Killing Me Softly With His Song (Roberta Flack)
Roundabout (Yes)
The Weight Of Glory (Matt Blick) 

See Also

Ticket 46: False Picardy

See the full list of songwriting tips here - Tickets To Write

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