Both are strong solos and perfectly placed to add excitement to the song. That song paid for the band members’ homes, and for that, they say in the Myspace rant, they are grateful. You then tried to remember the melody line and lyrics.
Before the music we listen to today became dominated by simple chords, repetitive poppy rhythms, and the abomination of Autotune, there were songs released that did more than just appease focus groups. They went viral at a time when the consumer actually had to think and make an effort in order to purchase music. Their singles and LP’s resonated with many people, and their music seemed to accomplish something outside of whetting sexual appetites. Their buzz was hard-earned, their music vetted by a more stringent audience, an audience not willing to accept the terms of YOLO.
How do I know? Well, I used to be in radio. I never made it past part-time but, in a way, that was even more depressing than being one of the regulars. There I would be talking in between Foreigner and Led Zeppelin songs and talking like anyone was really listening. Most of the time everyone out in the world just wanted me to shut the hell up and play the commercials and the Led Zeppelin song.
1) Metallica and Coldplay shouldn’t even be mentioned in the same sentence much less the same category. The association has to differentiate between heavy, hard bands and wimpy bands. And Coldplay won. Whatever.
PB: Back then I would play drums along with Frank Zappa records and Rolling Stones and Lynyrd Skynyrd and whoever else – all those songs on the radio in the ’70’s.
Are you still looking to get signed, and how important is it to you? Do you feel artists lose creative control when their under the control of a label?
Milo met some other musicians in clubs and asked them to join his band. He recruited musicians he saw play in other bands and people he saw watching other bands play in clubs. He would even approach people in the subway who were carrying instruments to see what type of music they enjoyed playing. Soon, Milo had his band together and was ready to take Manhattan by storm.
Queen songs featured in Movies:Flash Gordon (1980, directed by Mike Hodges) and Highlander (the original 1986 film, directed by Russell Mulcahy). The theme song, “Princes of the Universe”, was also used in the Highlander TV series (1992-1998). “One Year of Love” can be heard in “Highlander 2”.