The Chord That Makes All Christmas Music Sound the Same

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is a classic that no holiday season is complete without. There’s a reason this song has performed at the top of the charts ever since its release in 1994.

Christmas songs like “All I Want For Christmas Is You” tend to have a similar rhythmic and chordal structure that give it its distinct sound. Watch as these music experts analyze the patterns in famous Christmas songs to determine what makes all of your holiday favorites sound the same.