Song Info
Released February 7, 2010 for Rock Band

2177 users have this song ($2)    
Genre: Classic Rock
Album: The Who Super Bowl S-Mashup (2010)

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Couldn't Get Any Better nascarfan19
This song was REALLY fun on drums. Without the big rock finish on Baba O'Riley, it was very difficult to get pass that song. Meanwhile, the drum solo on Won't Get Fooled Again was fun, and Who Are You was fun to listen to. The soft song in the middle of Who Are You and Won't Get Fooled Again was kind of boring, didn't mean much to me or the drum part. Good choice Rock Band!

EDIT: I wish they could have had some of the crowd singing in the background from a few of those songs (Baba O'Riley and Won't Get Fooled Again)
02.09.10 6:11am 0 Replies | Reply +4 Relevance
Better playing than originals, still has classic Who flaws Karmeleaux
Well, it's almost as if they heard my complaints through the space-time continuum. It's entirely possible they knew people were going to play along with these songs in a game, so they tried to add a little more umph than the originals.

On bass, they succeed, at the least. Pinball Wizard is a pretty good bass song as is, but this version has some nice flourishes on top.

The transition is awkward, but Baba O'Riley is not the abysmal experience it is on bass outside of the medley. This one is actually fairly strong, I'd probably say three-stars for all the movement and at least the effort to put some variation in the ending.

Who Are You keeps its main chorus rhythm for the most part, but it scales far more often and far more intensely than the other one. This one would probably actually grab four stars on its own, in fact.

Tommy takes away from the enjoyment of the song, as it's dead space, then sustains (though it goes into chord sustains!). While a great musical piece, it definitely kills the flow of enjoying the bass and one of the strongest reasons I did not give this a five-star on bass.

And surprisingly, Won't Get Fooled Again feels like an improvement on the original, which is far more impressive to me than I'm making it sound. All the great old scales plus some nice new HO/PO flourishes. It's easiest the strongest part of the medley, and it's great for it to end so strongly.

I wouldn't expect it to be very easy to make a thirteen-minute song that everyone can enjoy, and I don't think they succeeded here. But I do think they succeeded in making this overall a lot of fun for most people, and that's more than I expected. Definitely worth a look on bass.

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.
04.16.10 4:42pm 1 Replies | Reply +3 Relevance
5/5 ordealbyfire
Nothing too much better than a lengthy song that's fun to play - easily worth the $2. A compilation of The Who's most popular songs in one! While it was recorded in 2009/2010, and doesn't sound as great as it would if it were compiled back in the day, still fun, no doubt. BUYBUYBUY.
05.13.11 4:41am 0 Replies | Reply +1 Relevance
Vampire-Jekyll
Let's make sure we're all on the same page here. Keith Moon is dead. Therefore he is not playing the drums in this song. (I'm assuming) Zack Starkey, a very talented drummer in his own right, is the percussionist on this track. Starkey is NOT on the same level as Moon.

What I mean to say is that, for the most part, the drum track is basically a watered down re-creation of Moon's work. If you can handle the Original versions of the songs, then you can handle this... except the 'Won't get fooled Again' Drum solo. It's, in my opinion, the only redeeming quality of this song. It's definately ALOT harder than the Moon version.

The best way to describe it is a mess of RYBO's in succession, followed by a snare roll and some random cymbals on green. I wouldn't call it a 'fun' solo exactly, unless of course you can hit the dang thing.

All in all I can't really recommend it when the originals are far better.
07.02.10 7:19am 1 Replies | Reply -1 Relevance
Bassman Loves FlamingClaw
The recording is absolutely amazing and the flow to the songs is really good. One thing to note however is that Roger sadly is past his prime, and although the vocals aren't terrible, he's not as good as he used to be.

On to the ol' bass.

I loved the bass on this song, it has a couple of unexpected areas that are all fun to play :D
05.26.10 8:59pm 0 Replies | Reply -1 Relevance
Its worth the 2 Bucks OmegaVitaminC
Its so fun, Id pay for it twice.
Its by far, the longest song in RockBand (i think)
I play it at least once every time I turn on the game.
I think it's definitely worth paying for, and I don't even like this kind of music.
04.11.10 3:25pm 0 Replies | Reply -1 Relevance
Ryan
ringo and his son should have a drum off
02.09.10 4:13am 0 Replies | Reply -6 Relevance
psymatiq
Fun song... and was like 12 min long. Its Basically a mix of songs allready in rb.
02.07.10 4:03pm 1 Replies | Reply -8 Relevance
Dog
Instead of calling it "The Who Super Bowl S-mashup"

They should've called it "The Who-pur Bowl S-mashup"

hahahahaha. *sigh*
02.07.10 12:46pm 3 Replies | Reply -8 Relevance
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