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Hear how different REM’s “Losing My Religion” sounds played in a major key

MajorScaled TV found a way to sing a happy tune—even if it was a sad song to begin with. The group has pepped up REM’s “Losing My Religion” simply by switching the chord progression from minor to major. The group has also turned three other frowning songs upside down: Django Reinhardt's “Minor Swing,” The Doors’ “Riders On The Storm,” and Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters.”


Major Scaled #2 : REM - "Recovering My Religion" from major scaled on Vimeo.

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