Song Analysis: Chicago’s “More Will Be Revealed”

August 20, 2014

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Robert Lamm - ChicagoFor up-&-coming songwriters, it’s a great idea to check out what veteran songwriters are doing these days. Their years of experience and musical know-how make practically every song they write a songwriter’s workshop. Master songwriter Robert Lamm, one of the founding members of Chicago, has co-written (with Phil Galdston) a really great song, “More Will Be Revealed“. You’ll find it on their latest studio album, ‘”Now”: Chicago XXXVI.’

The elements of “More Will Be Revealed” that are really worth examining are: melodic structure, lyrics, harmonic design, and musical arrangement. And no matter what genre you call your own, the compositional techniques employed in this tune can…

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