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So James Dean: Pre-Chorus

 

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All the prechoruses are the same in the song so lets check out what chords we'll need for guitar one: F# major, B minor, and D major.

Now there's an interesting thing that happens the second time we hit the B minor, it falls in a bar of 2/4 and when we come back in, we're gonna come in on beat two. So it's going to sound a little disjointed, but if you get it tight it should have a very cool flow to it.

Guitar 2 is gonna play a backbeat part, following the chord progression but moving a little bit more. Over the F# you'll play the 3rd, 5th, and b7th of the chord, but that's only the first hit. The second one you'll simply change out the b7 for the tonic.

For B minor you start out by simply playing a B minor triad (1 b3 5).
Then we'll move the 5th up to a minor 6th, a really cool sound here.

Then F# again, then the bar of 2/4; the F# again, then move to B minor and then to D, hit it three times and do this little lead in before the progression recycles one more time.
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