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Why 'Seven Nation Army' Is The One Jock Jam To Rule Them All

Postby ken » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:29 am

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/11/62628875 ... ation-army

Not exactly sure where to put this article, but it is really interesting when they breakdown why this song is so catchy as a chant.

It's a simple musical phrase: just five different pitches, spread out over less than an octave. "And with the exception of the second note, the notes are all in sequence in the scale — like consecutive steps on a ladder," explains Nate Sloan, co-host of the podcast Switched On Pop. "It's very egalitarian, the kind of riff that's the first thing you figure out when you're learning how to play guitar."
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