Don't bore us, get to the chorus

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Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 05 Feb 2016, 16:08



A decent 6/10-er, sub-Jessie Ware RnB until a minute in, then a 9.

Any more examples where the chorus makes up for the shortfall of the verses?
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby quix » 05 Feb 2016, 20:32

I keep thinking she's going to sing the line hava nagila at the point in the song, first verse, when she sings the line: I will not waiver heart will not wait...

Sorry about that. I just had to say it as I've not had the opportunity to discuss this with anyone else. :D

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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 22 Feb 2016, 22:15



50 seconds in and *boom*
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby COLIN LAND » 22 Feb 2016, 22:32

I envy teenage lads today
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 22 Feb 2016, 22:34

I know, those choruses :o
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby COLIN LAND » 22 Feb 2016, 22:36

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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby the masked man » 22 Feb 2016, 22:47

So, not a Roxette thread, then?

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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 22 Feb 2016, 22:49

Well Joan's involved himself but, thankfully, no.
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 25 Sep 2017, 18:06

Diamond Dog wrote:RIP Jake. A tough, tough, tough man. A man you really didn't want to get into a street brawl with.


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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby kewl klive » 25 Sep 2017, 18:10

Mind you, it’s the bridge on that ^^^^^^
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Sep 2017, 00:07

neville from norwich wrote:

50 seconds in and *boom*


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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby sloopjohnc » 26 Sep 2017, 00:08

neville from norwich wrote:

A decent 6/10-er, sub-Jessie Ware RnB until a minute in, then a 9.

Any more examples where the chorus makes up for the shortfall of the verses?


I agree the chorus is great, but I think the verses are pretty typical for modern R&B. I kinda liked 'em. The melodies are very subtle, to put it diplomatically, I guess.
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby pcqgod » 26 Sep 2017, 02:18

I was listening to a Police "best of" yesterday and couldn't help but notice how some of their big hits lack any discernible melody until the chorus arrives.
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Re: Don't bore us, get to the chorus

Postby Quaco » 26 Sep 2017, 02:50

The verse is basically two lines, then the remainder of the song is some form of the (multi-part) chorus -- like eating half a taco then a couple banana splits.

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