This song just came up on my playlist lately and I'm still wondering why people claim it to be the first attempt by a rock band to do rap when Hugh's vocals were far more rap-like in the 70s?
It's still a good funky/disco number but The Stranglers were more "rap" and they did it first
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- 16 May 2020, 03:05
- Forum: Stranglers Polls
- Topic: What would you ask Dave...?
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4. Don’t you think your keyboards sounded better in the older ‘Phat Analogue’ days rather than the present ‘Plinky plonky Midi’ days? :smile: I've wondered that too. Even in the early 2000s his live setup still had a nice variety and then he relied alot on that plinky plonky sound for a little over...
- 16 Apr 2018, 13:10
- Forum: Other Bands
- Topic: WHAT THE FCUK ARE YOU LOT LISTENIN TO - When it's not the fucking Stranglers??!
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I've been exploring the library of Bananarama lately
Not sure if you guys are into foreign bands but this song has so many Stranglers elements it's unbelievable. Notice that bass sound, the rapid-fire drumming, the keyboard sounds, the weird song structure, the 4 piece set up. I reckon this song would fit nicely in Suite XVI just after Summat Owtanowt...
Ive just got this recently and I've got to say this is bloody brilliant. I think the only Stranglers album that doesnt seem to be on here is Norfolk Coast? That's too bad. They used to have it along with the two singles + B-sides. Giant's & Gems doesn't contain that album too so I wonder what happe...