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Ninjahedge
12-08-2010, 11:22 AM
Just a question.

Listening to it just now, it reminds me of another tune, but I cannot place it.

I do not know if it was from the Police, English Beat, or even Men at Work, but it sounds too familiar to be 100% un-influenced.

After trying to Google it (and getting MANY biblical references) I give up.

Anyone have any clue?

Saboteur
12-08-2010, 12:41 PM
It sounds kind of Peter Gabriel-ish.

Mutemath - Peculiar People (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPzstQy9M3o) (YouTube)

shifty
12-08-2010, 03:58 PM
Here are the first songs that come to mind when I hear it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Exb9yDbXaZs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYerwwTV5qc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuUaJtnTVOQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg4paU3nfCw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFQvyTGQ52U

The Mutemath track you reference is so saturated with stolen riffs from other songs that have come out in the last 20 that ... yeah, yuck. Typical homogenized **** that's out there today.

Lead singer sounds like a white version of Seal.

Ninjahedge
12-09-2010, 09:06 AM
Meh, I kind of like his homogeinization.


The worst I have heard are "artists" taking two somgs with the same key, meter and structure and simply playing them both at the same time.

Someone running the gym I am at has them on their Ipod and plays them over the system.... Annoying as hell (I thik the Police and BeeGees were on one...)

I will check the YT links when I get home shift....