Four Chords – Thirty Six Songs

axisofawesomeIt’s no secret that many songs use the same chord structure. “Four Chords” by Australian music comedy trio, The Axis Of Awesome (Jordan Raskopoulos, Lee Naimo and Benny Davis) illustrates that point beautifully, starting with a song that really owns these four chords, Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey.

Here’s a complete list of all the songs used (I’m guessing it skews a little more heavily towards popular Australian artists who us Americans might not be as familiar with).

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx
No One – Alicia Keys
Happy Ending – Mika
Lovesong – Amiel
Where Is The Love? – Black Eyed Peas
Amazing – Alex Lloyd
Wherever You Will Go – The Calling
Glycerine – Bush
Twenty Good Reasons – Thirsty Merc
High – Lighthouse Family
Soul To Squeeze – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Sway – Bic Runga
Cigarettes Will Kill You – Ben Lee
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
With Or Without You – U2
Fall At Your Feet – Crowded House
Not Pretty Enough – Kasey Chambers
Let It Be – The Beatles
Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Elton John
Down Under – Met At Work
Waltzing Matilda – Banjo Patterson
Not Pretty Enough – Kasey Chambers (again?)
Take On Me – A-Ha
Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
Africa – Toto
Self Esteem – The Offspring
Dammit – Blink 182
Apologize – One Republic
Canvas Bags – Tim Minchin
Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
Superman – Five For Fighting
Scar – Missy Higgins

Listen to more of The Axis Of Awesome’s music on their MySpace Page.

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