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  • Key C C♯ / D♭ D D♯ / E♭ E F F♯ / G♭ G G♯ / A♭ A A♯ / B♭ B Mode Major Minor

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The Riverboat Song is written in the key of Bm . Open Key notation: 3m .

Modulation in Bm for musicians

Key of Bm staff notation

Best Keys to modulate are F♯m (dominant key), Em (subdominant), and D (relative major).

Notes in the scale: B, C#, D, E, F#, G, A, B

Harmonic Mixing in 3m for DJs

Compatible Open Keys are 4m , 2m , and 3d .

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Meaning of The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene

"The Riverboat Song" by Ocean Colour Scene is a song that delves into themes of deception, dissatisfaction, and the struggle to find true happiness. The lyrics use vivid metaphors and imagery to convey the emotional turmoil experienced by the protagonist.

In the verses, the riverboat symbolizes a pathway or journey in life. The river running red represents a state of turmoil and conflict, while the king's actions of shooting a dove and setting an eagle free represent making choices that seem paradoxical or contradictory. This can be seen as a metaphor for the protagonist's struggle to find balance and make the right decisions in their own life.

The pre-chorus line, "It's more or less the same as the things that you said," suggests a sense of repetition and stagnation in the protagonist's experiences and relationships. They may feel stuck in a cycle of disappointment, not finding the fulfillment they seek.

The chorus poses questions about the river's color and lack of flow, using it as a metaphor for the protagonist's confusion and longing. It reflects their desire for change, resolution, and understanding. The repetition of these questions emphasizes the frustration and inner turmoil they feel.

In the third verse, the lyrics again touch on the protagonist's struggle to express themselves fully. The phrase "the things you fail to say" suggests a fear of revealing their true thoughts and emotions, which further contributes to their troubles and dissatisfaction.

Overall, "The Riverboat Song" explores the inner struggles we face in navigating relationships, making choices, and seeking fulfillment. It urges listeners to question and reflect upon the choices they make in their own lives and the impact these choices have on their overall happiness.

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The Riverboat Song digital sheet music. Contains printable sheet music plus an interactive, downloadable digital sheet music file.

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The Riverboat Song

Voice, range: F#4-A5 Piano Guitar

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B Minor

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  1. BPM and key for The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene

    The Riverboat Song is a positive song by Ocean Colour Scene with a tempo of 107 BPM. It can also be used half-time at 54 BPM or double-time at 214 BPM. The track runs 4 minutes and 58 seconds long with a B key and a minor mode. It has high energy and is somewhat danceable with a time signature of 3 beats per bar.

  2. BPM for The Riverboat Song (Ocean Colour Scene)

    1. The Riverboat Song. 4'52. The Riverboat Song is played at 106 Beats Per Minute (Andante), or 35 Measures/Bars Per Minute. Time Signature: 3/4. Use our Online Metronome to practice at a tempo of 106BPM. Find popular 106BPM songs. Get The Riverboat Song Song Key.

  3. The Riverboat Song

    "The Riverboat Song" is a song by British band Ocean Colour Scene. It is heavily influenced by Led Zeppelin's "Four Sticks", from which it takes its main riff and a number of lyrics. [citation needed] The song is written in 68 swing time. [citation needed]The single was popularised by Radio 1 DJ Chris Evans, who played it frequently on his radio shows and to introduce guests on his television ...

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  5. The Meaning Behind The Song: The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene

    Brendan Lynch. "The Riverboat Song" is the lead single and opening track of Ocean Colour Scene's second album, 1996's Moseley Shoals. The song helped launch OCS into the mainstream, having been popularised by Chris Evans who used it extensively on the hit TV show, TFI Friday. It eventually reached No. 15 in the UK singles chart.

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    Song is in 6/8 Transpose -2 for easier chords. If there are any issues, please leave a comment :) [Intro] Bm Bm Em Bm F#m Bm [Verse] Bm I see double up ahead Em Where the riverboat Swayed beneath the sun Bm Is where the river runs red Em Like a king who stalks The wings and shoots a dove Bm And frees an eagle instead F#m G It's more or less the same A As the things that you said Bm I see ...

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  10. Ocean Colour Scene

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  11. The Riverboat Song Chords by Ocean Colour Scene

    To jam and learn Ocean Colour Scene - The Riverboat Song chords, your primary focus should be mastering these chords sequence: D, E, A, Bm, E, Bm and E.For best results, commence at 55 BPM and progress to the song's BPM of 112.With the song's key of E Minor, set your capo to fit your vocal range and chord choice.

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    Chords for Ocean Colour Scene - The Riverboat Song.: Bm, Em, A, E. Play along with guitar, ukulele, or piano with interactive chords and diagrams. Includes transpose, capo hints, changing speed and much more.

  14. Song Key of The Riverboat Song (Ocean Colour Scene)

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    To learn Ocean Colour Scene - The Riverboat Song chords with lyrics, centre your learning around these crucial chords: D, E, A, Bm, D, A, D. To get a solid grasp, start slowly at 50 BPM and then match the original tempo of 101 BPM. Configure the capo to your vocal range and chord preference, remembering the key of D. Download PDF.

  16. Meaning of The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene

    "The Riverboat Song" by Ocean Colour Scene is a song that delves into themes of deception, dissatisfaction, and the struggle to find true happiness. The lyrics use vivid metaphors and imagery to convey the emotional turmoil experienced by the protagonist.

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    Author kaibrookes33 [a] 45. Last edit on Mar 26, 2020. View official tab. We have an official The Riverboat Song tab made by UG professional guitarists. Check out the tab. Listen backing track. Tonebridge. Download Pdf. *This version is as written by Trinity, within the Grade 5 guitar book* For the majority of the song, the notes are written ...

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    Lyrics Begin: I see double up ahead, where the riverboat swayed beneath the sun is wherethe river runs red. The Riverboat Song sheet music by Ocean Colour Scene. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar, and Singer Pro in B Minor. SKU: MN0116990.

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