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|An illustration of the A7sus4 chord|
More About the A7sus4
The A7sus4 contains the first, fourth, fifth and flatted seventh notes in a major scale. Since the A7sus4 is neither major nor minor (determined by the third note in a scale - omitted entirely from the chord), it can potentially be used in place of either. It often sounds best when used alongside another type of A chord. For example, try playing:
Experiment playing this chord shape in situations where you're used to using an A7 chord. Once you get familiar with the sound, you'll find yourself automatically using the chord in all sorts of situations without even thinking about it.