Originally Posted by JPW
That particular song makes me think "what a great motive, why don't they develope it further?". =P And here we go with self-fulfilling prophecies again. Of course it would sound strange now to do it differently when we have totooed the pattern to our brain via radio and TV, but that doesn't mean it absolutely _couldn't_ be done better. =P And if it's perfect, why do you ever play anything else?
I think you're missing my point. I said A song CAN be perfect like that. Again, it's a matter of figuring out what sound a given song should have and keying the instruments toward it. Seven Nation Army works like it does because it's a thumping, almost marching feel.