Asaf Peres

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" - A 'Schenkerian' Approach

It's easy to overlook how notes relate to each other when they are not adjacent but it's key to good songwriting. Here's how Maroon 5 maintain tension throughout the verse in "Girls Like You" by ending each phrase on ^2 and only resolving to ^1 at the end. Schenker would be proud.
Song Credits: Songwriters: Adam Levine, Cirkut, Cardi B, Starrah, Jason Evigan, Gian Stone. Producers: Cirkut, Jason Evigan.
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