This Chord is Mariah Carey’s Secret Christmas Weapon1 min read

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” Uses this Classic Christmas Chord

You know it’s Christmastime when you hear Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” everywhere you go. It’s the most popular Christmas songs in America that was released in the last few decades. So what makes this song so special and “Christmassy?”

Vox dives in to a bit of music theory and explains why Mariah is the reigning Queen of Christmas.


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Popularity of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”

 

Watch the video about the secret chord that makes “All I Want for Christmas Is You” so Christmassy

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