Quotes / The Four Chords of Pop

"Pop song chords: They own the world! They own you! Deal with it."
In 2013: "Pop song chords: OH GOD MAKE IT STOP.
Later in the Year: "Pop song chords": No. NO. YES
It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth
The minor fall and the major lift.
Leonard Cohen, "Hallelujah"

I believe in the faith that grows,
And the four right chords can make me cry,
When I'm with you I feel like I could die.
And that would be all right, all right
Third Eye Blind, Semi-Charmed Life (which, ironically, is a three chord song)