"Enter Sandman" in the style of David Bowie

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  1. edvard

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    Nailed it.



    The guy's voice is soooo close, and the "Let's Dance" vibe is spot-on. I think the guitar solo could have used a little less gain, but that's just nit-picky.
     
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    Really good! Thanks for the post.
     
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    Sorry to be a party pooper but just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

    Of all the ways and Reasons there are to make music . . . I really don't get this.
     
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    Great mash up.
     
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    I'm in the same camp. Though talented. When he was talking about what it took to produce it, I kept thinking why.
     
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    The guitarist positively nailed the Nile Rodgers funk feel during the "hush little baby, don't say a word" interlude.

    Pretty cool!



    And if you have not yet heard this tune by Arctic Monkeys, the vocalist nails the Bowie vibe better than anyone. If you don't watch the video, you'd swear it was a new Bowie tune:

     
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    There are large swaths of everyday normal life driven by ordinary dumb human nature that are driven by these very concepts. Everybody's got a right to entertain themselves at least, and sometimes others are too. Neither you nor I are obligated to appreciate any of it, but sometimes we just do. I'm not going to be following the guy just because I thought this was a clever effort, but it brought a bright spot into my lazy Saturday so I thought I'd share it. Fair?
     
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    Very nice. I felt the same way about Jamiroquai nailing the Stevie Wonder vibe on "Virtual Insanity". :cool:
     
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    On a production/technical level it's quite good .. In reality it just doesn't function. It's neither a kick ass metal song nor something you'd dance too .. it's just an abomination


    No one will ever go out on the dance floor with that playing.
     
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    I will say I very much enjoyed Umphreys McGee's Zonky album which was along the same lines. If your not familiar with it you should check it out. There is some very good material for you on there.
     
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    Here you go.

     
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    I would... :oops:
     
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    I've liked Metallica since I was 11 years old. I think that hearing this helped bring out a different way of understanding the song -- Enter Sandman was always kind of corny and poppy, like it was just dressed up in thrash metal clothes. I was struck by how similar this version was to the original for all the changes.
     
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    Or you can look at it that David Bowie's songwriting always had a tinge of darkness to it, beyond the pop clothes it was dressed in. Remember, Bowie started as a straight-up rocker.
     
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    WOW. Someone having fun vs the buzz Kill poopers.
     
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    I enjoyed it in the same way I enjoy Brown Sabbath and Dread Zeppelin + some of the excellent mashups out there in Youtube land. Fun.
     
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    Love it. It wasn't meant to be some big radio hit or dance club standard, it was just a fun project to see if those two particular artists could be meshed together. I thought it came out great.
     
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    Have you seen this one :)
     
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    Probably the easiest Bowie phase to mimic. I would have been far more impressed if had done it in the style of Bowie's "German" phase, or that peculiar quality he had for the "Heathen" album.
     
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    I'll spell it out for you easily... Look at the hit count on that video.

    He's making more $$ with YouTube than most session musicians.
     
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