Songs that use Diminished Chords

From David Bennett Piano.

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Diminished chords can be a little scary when you first encounter them. But once you get to know them, you realise that they are the glue that can give a chord progression that rich, cohesive texture.

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0:00 Introduction
0:47 "Bennie & The Jets" by Elton John
1:56 "Don’t Look Back In Anger" by Oasis
2:43 "Georgia On My Mind" by Ray Charles
3:18 "All Star" by Smash Mouth
3:57 "My Iron Lung" by Radiohead
3:43 "when the party’s over" by Billie Eilish
5:13 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel
5:43 Line Clichés
6:29 "Life on Mars?" by David Bowie
6:40 "Your Song" by Elton John
6:59 the vii° chord
9:08 the ii° chord
10:51 diminished chords can resolve anywhere!
12:02 "Because" by The Beatles
13:13 Diminished 7th chords
15:38 "Love Is A Losing Game" by Amy Winehouse
16:03 "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys
16:31 "We Are The Champions" by Queen
17:07 "Michelle" by The Beatles
17:31 dim7 chords can’t be inverted!
18:17 ø7 chords (half-diminished chords)
18:37 "You Never Give Me Your Money" by The Beatles
19:20 "My Funny Valentine" by Rodgers & Hart
19:33 "Between The Sheets" by The Isley Brothers
19:43 a piece composed purely of diminished chords…