Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Kanye West - Mercy (feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz) (Produced by Lifted, Mike Dean, and Kanye West)

Tempo: 70 bpm (or 140 bpm and all bars doubled)
Length: 5:32
Key: F# Minor

Main Melody Notes: 1/4 bar loop
G# C# A

Sample Chords: 4 bar loop
F#m C#m B C#m or i v IV v

Kanye Chords: 16 bar loop
Bm A#m C#m D#m Em F#m A#m D#m Bm A#m C#m F#m G F#m C#sus D#m
or
iv #iii v #vi vii i #iii #vi iv #iii v i ♮II i Vsus #vi

Sample: 4 bars
Hook: 8 bars
Verse 1 (Big Sean): 12 bars
Hook: 4 bars
Sample: 4 bars
Verse 2 (Pusha T): 12 bars
Hook: 4 bars
Sample: 8 bars
Verse 3 (Kanye West): 16 bars
Hook: 4 bars
Sample: 8 bars
Verse 4 (2 Chainz): 10 bars
Hook: 4 bars
Sample: 8 bars

Written By: Kanye West, Sean Anderson, Terrence Thornton, and Tauheed Epps
Billboard Hot 100: 21

Song (music video) and sample after the jump...


Sample: Super Beagle - Dust a Sound Boy

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