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"alternative rock" - Songs in the key of...

I decided to start this to keep track of some songs I liked improvising and soloing on guitar with, and it's grown over the years into something fairly substantial and used by thousands of people around the world every week. Listed below is a list of results conducted from a short survey from 100 of our website visitors, which illustrates how the tool is and can be used an a variety of different ways.

used for...

  • improvising
  • practicing scales
  • soloing
  • finding new songs to learn in a particular key
  • DJ use
  • sampling vocals
  • helping with theory exams
  • developing a good ear for keys
  • arranging music
  • practicing for music tests
  • and more...

used with...

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Flute
  • Banjo
  • Ukulele
  • Sax
  • Voice / Vocal
  • panpipes
  • harmonica
  • xylophone
  • bass guitar
  • upright bass
  • trumpet
  • any other pitched instrument...
Song Key Artist Album Scales Styles
Freak Out Eb major Avril Lavigne Under My Skin (2004) Eb major, Eb major pentatonic pop rock, alternative rock
Different People D major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) D major, D major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Black Chandelier B major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) B major, B major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Sounds Like Ballons Bb major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) Bb major, Bb major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Opposite D minor Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) D natural minor, D minor pentatonic rock, alternative rock
The Joke's On Us Eb major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) Eb major, Eb major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Biblical B major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) B major, B major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
A Girl and His Cat Eb major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) Eb major, Eb major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Little Hospitals Db major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) Db major, Db major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
The Thaw Gb major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD1 - The Sand at the Core of Our Bones - (2013) Gb major, Gb major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Stingin' Belle C major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) C major, C major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Modern Magic Formula C# minor Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) C# natural minor, C# minor pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Spanish Radio Db major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) Db major, Db major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Victory Over The Sun Bb minor Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) Bb natural minor, Bb minor pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Pocket A major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) A major, A major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Trumpet Or Tap G# minor Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) G# natural minor, G# minor pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Accident Without Emergency G major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) G major, G major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Woo Woo Ab major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) Ab major, Ab major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Picture A Knife Fight C major Biffy Clyro Opposites CD2 - The Land at the End of Our Toes - (2013) C major, C major pentatonic rock, alternative rock
Bullet Proof Cupid Eb minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Eb natural minor, Eb minor pentatonic alternative rock
English Summer Rain Eb minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Eb natural minor, Eb minor pentatonic alternative rock
This Picture Db major Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Db major, Db major pentatonic alternative rock
Sleeping With Ghosts Bb minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Bb natural minor, Bb minor pentatonic alternative rock
The Bitter End Eb minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Eb natural minor, Eb minor pentatonic alternative rock
Plasticine A minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) A natural minor, A minor pentatonic alternative rock
Special Needs Eb minor Placebo Sleeping With Ghosts (2003) Eb natural minor, Eb minor pentatonic alternative rock

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