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Old 01-07-2008, 09:38 PM
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Default How do you listen to a song?

I noticed one day that my wife was singing along with a song that neither one of us had heard until we got the cd. When I listen to a song the first thing I do is try to decipher the drum beat and when I am satisfied I will listen to the guitar to see if it is doing anything interesting, then the bass. Lastly I listen to the lyrics.

I would say most non-musicians listen to the lyrics first, but this is a guess. The first couple of times I hear the song I am focusing only on the instruments and not the singer, where my wife is learning the lyrics and singing along.

How do you listen to the song?
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