Song Info
Released December 23, 2008 for Rock Band
Rockin' the Holidays 2008
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Genre: New Wave
Album: Holiday EP (2008)

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A Hidden Gem on Bass Karmeleaux
Rockin' the Holidays is often panned as a pack, which is unfortunate because this song translated to a pretty enjoyable music experience.

This starts out with a surprisingly faithful cover of the original, so it fools you into thinking it's going to be built around sustains, but even then it's got enough movement and HO/POs to keep it being three-stars for its length.

However, the song switches to a punk cover for the second half, and this is great fun to play (although too fast for me to upstrum consistently). The standard rhythm is a sort of Y Y R G rhythm which is fun at this speed, but it often deviates into various rambling scales around the fretboard, which of course are great to play.

The only reason this doesn't get five stars is the punk area has a bit too much strumming of a single fret in there sometimes, and overall the song feels a bit short. However, it IS only a dollar, so you can't go that wrong here. Worth a look if nothing else.

Bass Rating
1/5 - If you focus on this instrument, you should not buy this song.
2/5 - Fans of the song/band should be wary if they focus on this instrument.
3/5 - Alright on this instrument, buy it if you're a fan.
4/5 - Fans of this instrument could benefit from checking out this song.
5/5 - If you focus on this instrument, you should buy this song.
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