Song Info
Released August 28, 2012 for Rock Band
Rock Band Blitz Soundtrack
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Genre: New Wave
Album: Songs from the Big Chair (1985)

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Full Band
Reviews (4) >> Review by Karmeleaux (Bass) Show:
Come On Now, I'm Talking to You Karmeleaux
Mm, almost a two-star, because there's a REALLY boss bass part in the bridge. Like short HO/PO chains, varied movement up and down, the kind of stuff I love.

But well, the song's six minutes, and the first chorus rhythm is holding sustains for two measures, before switching to another sustain. This isn't a particularly fast song, it's grating about three notes in and it's the first full minute.

The verse rhythm is strumming a single fret with a bit of an unusual strum pattern. It vaguely keeps you awake, but it's not terribly fun or engaging at this speed.

The later chorus rhythm, the one you play for the LARGE majority of the song, is strumming eleven eighth notes of a single fret, sometimes switching to another. This also gets grating due to its lack of variety, though not as quickly as the first, at least.

The bridge/keys solo starts with nothing, then sustains. But then, that rhythm I mentioned at the beginning saves the day, providing the only glimpse of fun you really have in the song. And it's a lot of fun. But that part is twenty seconds.

The next three minutes are the second chorus. No changes or variations outside of which fret it's on, just eleven eighth notes. Again and again. And then again.

It's a below average rhythm to begin with, and this long of a reliance on it ruins the chance that fun rhythm had to save this song with a two-star. And that little twenty second part IS genuinely fun, but if you want it, just go to practice mode, I can't imagine anyone being able to have fun with this chart as a whole.

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.
06.15.13 4:19pm 0 Replies | Reply 0 Relevance
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