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Originally posted by progbethyname progbethyname wrote:

American Dreaming, Sevean and Compassion by DEAD CAN DANCE.


Great call on American Dreaming.  Also, isn't Brendan Perry's entire solo album "Eye of the Hunter" drummer-less?  Saturday's Child is a great one there...
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No drum kit in this song. Keith Moon (RIP) wasn't able to play 6/8 timing, and just a bit of percussions was used from Pete Townshend's demo.
 
 
I don't think that this song could be better with the drums.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 24 2013 at 22:54
Originally posted by The.Crimson.King The.Crimson.King wrote:


Originally posted by progbethyname progbethyname wrote:

American Dreaming, Sevean and Compassion by DEAD CAN DANCE.


Great call on American Dreaming.  Also, isn't Brendan Perry's entire solo album "Eye of the Hunter" drummer-less?  Saturday's Child is a great one there...


You are absolutely right. Oh let's just add that entire album as well! It's very good! I was surprised. SLOTH is my favourite.
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Originally posted by Svetonio Svetonio wrote:

No drum kit in this song. Keith Moon (RIP) wasn't able to play 6/8 timing, and just a bit of percussions was used from Pete Townshend's demo.
 
 
I don't think that this song could be better with the drums.

maybe could have used brushes instead of sticks? The snare would have been too much for sure
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Originally posted by richardh richardh wrote:

Originally posted by Svetonio Svetonio wrote:

No drum kit in this song. Keith Moon (RIP) wasn't able to play 6/8 timing, and just a bit of percussions was used from Pete Townshend's demo.
 
 
 
I don't think that this song could be better with the drums.

maybe could have used brushes instead of sticks? The snare would have been too much for sure
Pete Townshend said in an interview that Keith Moon doesn't know to play 6/8; Moon never knew to play 6/8 timing, Townshend said. Then the drums were removed from the song, and Jon Astley, the younger brother of Townshend's ex-wife and the producer of Who Are You the album, was recorded these "steps" and "claps", & some percussion from Townshend's demos were added.
 


Post Moon The Who era, a live version with drums on it..



An amazing performance actually, but I prefer the album version.


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Hmm... Kind of a tough one

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