I am trying to identify the four chords in the beginning of this song.
My guess is Emaj7, C#m11, C#m/G#, B11sus4
- Is my guess correct? I am must uncertain about the third chord.
- I am having trouble understanding the function of the third chord. The progression seems to trace out I-vi-ii-V, but the third chord is not a ii chord. Is it some sort of secondary chord or substitution? To my ear it sounds very colorful, which seems odd given that it is just a triad without chord extensions.