One of the more common musical modes, the Aeolian mode is classified as a minor one since its tonic triad is a minor chord.
There are three minor diatonic modes in total, though Aeolian dominates in classical and popular music, whereas Dorian and Phrygian appear in songs relatively rarely and are often referred to as modal modes.
A detailed analysis of Aeolian mode and examples of its application in songwriting are explained in this article.
The selected articles cover popular songs composed using Aeolian mode as well as harmonic analysis of their chord progressions. The list also includes articles on musical theory related to Aeolian mode and the natural minor scale.