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The Beatles: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window - - (Table view)

Other recordings of She Came In Through The Bathroom Window:

Progressions

  • I-IV-I Major
  • From Alan W. Pollack's Notes on "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window":

    The verse is 16 measures long with four equal phrases that make a poetic pattern of AAAB[I-IV / IV-I]:

  • IV-I Ending Plagal Cadence
  • From Alan W. Pollack's Notes on "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window":

    The verse is 16 measures long with four equal phrases that make a poetic pattern of AAAB[I-IV / IV-I]:

    Special chords

    Modulation

    I-major to IIIb-major IV7-IIIb-VIIb7-IIIb / II7-I-V7-I

    From Alan W. Pollack's Notes on "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window":

    In spite of its using a surprisingly small total number of chords, the song manages to include an unusual modulation to the key of "flat III," thereby providing yet another place in the medley where A and C Major are used in direct opposition to each other.

    (...)

    The outbound modulation [ is effected by using the cliche of the minor iv chord in context of a Major key as a clear pivot. The return modulation [I-VI] is more abrupt both in terms of it having virtually no harmonic preparation and the placement of the return A Major chord on the final beat of the final measure of the section. In the first bridge, this makes the start of the next verse sound (again) lopsided. In the second bridge which ends the song, this change of chord on the final beat practically throws you out of your seat; "Oh yeah!"

    I-VI Major to parallell major of rel minor

    From Alan W. Pollack's Notes on "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window":

    In spite of its using a surprisingly small total number of chords, the song manages to include an unusual modulation to the key of "flat III," thereby providing yet another place in the medley where A and C Major are used in direct opposition to each other.

    (...)

    The outbound modulation [ is effected by using the cliche of the minor iv chord in context of a Major key as a clear pivot. The return modulation [I-VI] is more abrupt both in terms of it having virtually no harmonic preparation and the placement of the return A Major chord on the final beat of the final measure of the section. In the first bridge, this makes the start of the next verse sound (again) lopsided. In the second bridge which ends the song, this change of chord on the final beat practically throws you out of your seat; "Oh yeah!"

    Books including the song

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    Videos including the song
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    Abbey Road
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