• quiet string or organ drone intro
  • piano or keys playing steady 3/4 beat, incorporating the melody into the rhythm
  • distant whistling – warehouse sound
  • bass
  • vox enters – first line repeated
  • chorus: bvs, hums + strings + bass + picking elc gtr + carnivalesque key arpeggios
  • vox line: ‘build a rocket boys!’ – sung low then high
  • back to verse instrumentation
  • structure: verse, chorus – repeat, then end with piano solo over verse instrumentation
  • bass drops out before final returning for piano solo
  • only steady piano left before it fades out

KEY IDEAS to plunder

  1. piano or keys playing steady every beat, incorporating the melody into the rhythm
  2. chorus: bvs, hums