AUDIO: Sad songs in a minor key made happy? You gotta hear this!
Why do we feel sad when we hear a song in a minor key? Well, it's not always true as most Eastern European folk music is written in a minor key, but it all depends on the tempo of the song and according to experts, the cultural context. Check out this blog for more info and see how the following songs make you feel.. they are all originally minor key songs that were digitally upgraded to a major key! Notice the difference?
R.E.M., 'Losing My Religion'
Sounds like Mumford And Sons?
Metallica, 'Nothing Else Matters'
Sounds like Mr Big?
The Doors, 'Riders On The Storm'
Sounds like the Mike Flowers Pops?