Songs That Don't Change Chord Progression

You know what I love? Songs that establish a chord progression and don’t (or barely) stray from it, even in the chorus. Some might say that sounds dirgey, but done well, I think it lends a song incredible, inexorable momentum and sounds wonderfully epic. Here are three of my favourite examples:

What are yours?

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Can’t change chords if you only use one

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This is a credo I would happily live by

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/lots of other Stereolab stuff

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YESSSS

(I guess this one does change, but only between the different ‘movements’ (or whatever) of the song)

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Was gonna post this one first then chose not to cos of the movements thing :smiley:

Can’t wait to play this when I finally get speakers for my turntable …

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My favourite Stereolab example:

(especially in the last couple of minutes when the same chords get shifted up an octave)

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edit: Just dawned on me that there’s a tiny change in this, but it’s part of the repeating pattern.

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I’m sure they have a lot more too but these are the first two that came to mind.

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(Legit masterpiece song)

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An underrated one from Priests

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