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Old 12-14-2010, 08:52 AM
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Default Re: Knowing your band's lyrics?

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Originally Posted by Naigewron View Post
I wasn't implying in any way that lyrics aren't important in rock, just that the way rock music is often written (often, not always), the lyrics come after the music (chronologically, not in any other sense), so I'm guessing the lyrics will tend to be inspired by the feel of the music.
Sure. It seems that most of us have played songs with only a vague knowledge of the lyrics and no doubt played our parts to our bands' satisfaction.

In groove-based music it's usually no biggie ... yeah yeah, I love you blah blah ... I want your body blah ... let's get it on ... let's boogie all night long ... you done me wrong ... blahdy blahdy blahdy blah ... at times it feels more dignified not to know the words :)
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