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VANLADYLOVE

Karina Queen
Music 1010
Fall 2016

INTRODUCTION
FORMED JANUARY
2012
PROVO, UTAH
4 BANDMATES
POP/ROCK
LOVE MATTER EP
2014
ALIVE EP 2016

BAND
MEMBERS

TRAVIS VAN HOFF

BORN OCTOBER 18
LEAD SINGER
PIANO
GUITAR
FOUNDING MEMBER

JORDAN CLARK

BEGAN PLAYING YOUNG


LEAD GUITAR
VOCALS
SONGWRITER

STEELE SALDUTTI

BASSIST
PLAYS DRUMS TOO
SONGWRITER
TAKING VOICE
LESSONS

ALBUMS &
AWARDS

AWARDS &
NOTEWORTHY ITEMS
#1 ARTIST ON THE
VERGE 2014
SIGNED TO INDEPENDENT
RECORD DEAL 2015
1st NATIONAL TOUR
CONCLUDED FALL 2016
SONGS USED IN TV
SHOWS
OPENED FOR MANY BIG
NAME BANDS

2014

2016

SONGS
NEVERLAND
MARS
GRENADE

NEVERLAND
Duple Meter
Most Popular Song
Used in TV: Sister
Wives Episode
Various Renditions

Timin Form
g
0:00

Descriptions:

Introduction Song begins with guitar playing


Lead singer begins with same guitar chords being played as intro, music is
simplistic in texture. This is a monophonic song at this point. The form contains
the repetitive guitar chords. As we come to the end of the verse the drum beats
become more prominent. The tempo picks up.
It then slows down as the chorus being sung. This chorus is sung very lightly
giving the timbre a light feel.

0:09

Verse 1

0:40

Chorus

0:59

Verse 2

The same drum and guitar chords are played constantly throughout

1:26

Chorus

The intensity in the singers voice intensifies and is sung at fortissimo

2:01

Verse 3

Same timbre is carried into this verse giving a deep feeling to the song.

2:20
3:04

Bridge
Chorus

The Oh chorus is sung in a inverted arch

3:37

Coda

The end is humming by serval voices all the singing the same rhythm and
tonality but gives off a polyphonic texture.

MARS
STARS
DREAMS
DIFFERENT
SOUND THAN
MOST POPULAR

Timin Form
g
0:00

Descriptions:

Introduction It starts with the guitar, bass, and drum at the beginning mixed with electronic
beat giving a distinct beat for the rest of the song.

Lead singer starts with and the musical accompaniment being very simple with
the constant beat from the introduction continuing keeping the same rhythm.
The melody is polyphonic as is common with popular music. There is start of
Harmony is in full force at this point with the counterpoint to the chorus with the
Oh Oh Oh Ohs being sung on the off-beat driving the rhythm. Though harmony
remains consonant even with its counterpoints.
Other than the words that have changed the music accompaniment and
harmonies remain the same.

0:27

Verse 1

0:51

Chorus

1:16

Verse 2

1:44

Chorus

This is the same as the previous chorus in words and musically.

2:14

Bridge

2:46

Chorus

The only musical accompaniment is from the drum establishing the beat. The
lead singer sings this nearly accapella, you then hear other voices adding depth
with ahhs and with the other vocals giving the song depth and great consonant
harmony.

GRENADE
FIRST SINGLE
FROM EP ALIVE
DANCE TUNE
STEADY BEAT

Timin Form
g

Descriptions:

0:00

Introductio
n

0:20

Verse 1

0:40
0:49

Bridge

The notes are disconjuct, bouncing around giving the song a bouncy texture.

Chorus

The electronic synthesizer along with the drums and guitar maintain the beat throughout
the chorus. Harmony is consonant and mostly present in the chorus.

Drums and guitar start out with a emphasis on the first and second beat. The drums then
accelerate the rhythm, you then hear a Wooo! by the lead vocalist. The beat is
restablished by all instruments with emphasis back on the first and second beats.

Verse 2

1:07
1:27
1:36
1:56
2:14

Bridge
Chorus
Bridge
Verse 3

2:34

Chorus

3:11

Coda

This chorus section starts out and ends the same as the previous chorus.

There is no change to the chorus .

Singer comes with an ascending melody and expresses in a light timbre the yearnings of he
heart.

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