big songs with no chorus

On a similar vein of big in the dis world, In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

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And “The Rat”!

You’ve got a nerve

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Yeah never really thought of it as a chorus as such, more like a repeated bridge maybe.

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Plus it’s on this list so I’m still having it

  • Hey jude doesn’t have a chorus
  • The na na na hey jude bit is a chorus

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No nerd replies, just vibes

Blue Monday.

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Radiohead - Creep

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The best Siamese Dream single (and maybe best single period) has no chorus.

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The best post-2000 single has no chorus.

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Amazing Grace

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I think that there was a bit of a trend for this in the 80s e.g. ‘Party Fears Two’ by the Associates and ‘Enola Gay’ by OMD sort of just have big synthy riffs instead of a chorus.

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Only learned he was a real person when he showed up on the US version of that SAS tough enough thing.

Stop the Cavalry.

Big in my world

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Absolutely nothing wrong with a big hook and a memorable verse structure, nice tight songwriting that. Party Fears Two is an absolute all-timer.

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