Learning How to Change Keys from Sting’s “If I Ever Lose My Faith in You”

Sting’s “If I Ever Lose My Faith in You” features some advanced songwriting techniques in the area of transpositions — changing keys within a song.  Now, it’s not a requirement for a song to go through more than one keys for it to be good or impactful, but a key, …

How Toad the Wet Sprocket Creates Poignance in “Fly from Heaven”

This is an analysis by request for my Twitter friend @niickcauilan.  And I was happy to have a good look at this song, as it is one of my favorites and if I really channel into the feelings contained within, I can’t listen without tearing up.  The sorrow, anger, confusion, …