Song Info
Released April 23, 2009 for Rock Band
REO Speedwagon / Styx Tour '09
3160 users have this song ($2)    
Genre: Rock
Album: The Hits (1988)

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Take It on the Run (Rocksmith)
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Decent Bass With Some Fun Flourishes Karmeleaux
This is a fairly strong three-star, mind you. The verses are sustains but involve all the frets in a simple movement with slight variations, and the chorus moves in a different way and includes a couple of HO/POs. Still, it's mostly unremarkable until the (awesome) guitar solo.

I'd probably not even bother writing a review for it if it wasn't for this, but during the (awesome) guitar solo the bass picks it (this probably the reason for the dot to begin with, in fact). I mean it picks up its strumming, it scales a bit, and most importantly, it variates as time goes on. It's a real treat, and even though it returns to the chorus for the outro it throws a few scales in there now.

It's not going to blow most people away, but if you're familiar with the song it's not a bad time at all.

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.
01.23.10 7:57am 0 Replies | Reply +1 Relevance
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