The second mode is called Dorian. The intervals in this scale are Root, Major Second, Minor Third, Perfect Fourth, Perfect Fifth, Major Sixth, and Minor Seventh. Songs in Dorian mode “ Eleanor Rigby ”, “ Riders on the Storm ”, and “ Another Brick in the Wall ” have sadness or melancholy type feel. Am-Bm-C-D-Em-Fsmf5-G. A-B-C-D-E-Fs-G. i-ii-fIII-IV-v-vif5-fVII. Remember, minors (m) are sad, and majors (maj) are happy. Looking at this scale’s construction, Dorian mode can be thought of as a natural minor scale with a major 6th. As the first chord in a mode is built on the first note, AKA the root note, we refer to the first chord as the root chord. The 3rd chord is F A C, which is Fmaj. The chord sequence found in Tears For Fears’ ‘Mad World’ is actually an exact version of one of the most common ways the Dorian mode can make its way into harmony as discussed above. This major 6th makes the fourth chord in Dorian mode major, allowing for a i-IV chord progression in a minor key, which you play in a moment. Play. Learn how to play the Dorian guitar scale with guitar tabs and neck diagrams all along the fretboard. Dorian - Agnes Obel F#m E D F#m E D F#m E D They won't know who we are F#m E D So we both can pretend F#m E D It's written on the mountains F#m E … The exact chord sequence in this track is Fm, Ab, Eb, Bb. And that’s D F A here, which gives us a Dm. Moving on, the 2nd chord is E G B, which is Em. Cm7 - F7 - Bbmaj11 (C Dorian) Ebm9 - Ab13 - Dbmaj9 (Eb Dorian) Some other examples including four-note chords: Am7 - D7 - Gmaj7 (A Dorian) Gm7 - Am7 - C6 - Fmaj7 (G Dorian) Dm7 - Eb9 - Cm7 (C Dorian) Em7 - Dsus2 - A7sus4 - Em7 (E Dorian) Dorian is one of the most used modes and common in jazz and rock with plenty of other styles.