How do I change the key in between a song and later go back to it again?
I’ve written a chord progression which goes like E Asus Fm E and during the chorus, the key changes and chorus goes like D C G D and it’s sounding really good. But when the chorus ends, I wanna go back to the verse again which is again E Asus F E but when I switch from D to E major, it sounds weird. What do I do?
- Me2Lv 78 months ago
Tommymc has provided some very usable options, so my two cents will be one suggestion and one tweak. For the transition D-C-G-D-B7-E, use an F# bass in the D before the B7.
Also try D-C-G-D-F#dim7-E. The F#dim7 may be fingered 2x121x.
- TommymcLv 78 months ago
I can think of several ways.
nd your chorus with Asus-A with a rest, then back to the E progression. (D-C-G-D-Asus-A-E)
*End the chorus with A-B, then back to the E progression. ( D-C-G-D-A-B-E)
*Use B7 as a transition chord (D-C-G-D-B7-E)
*Use Eb as a transition chord (D-C-G-D-Eb-E)
*Continue the chorus by going back to C, then re-enter the original E pattern on the Fm (D-C--G-D-C-Fm-E)
Probably a lot of other ways. Alternately, you could write a bridge for the transition.