• 6/8 time
  • mostly instrumental
  • single chord, then change to 3 chord pattern
  • single line repeated X 4 “shake me, shake me, skyscraper” appears in the second half
  • picked acoustic, strings join, then bass, piano and tinkling chimes
  • drums enter, starts with thumping floor tom (or kik hit with a beater)
  • returns to acoustic picking, piano melody line, woodwind for outro
  • background ambience or voices, atmos …

KEY IDEAS to plunder

  1. monotone one chord – minimalist tricking of giving the eventual change more impact
  2. low baritone vox