True Guitar?

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True Guitar?

Post by TheMarsh-WiggleQuester » Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:05 pm

On BTGB there is a guitar interlude that brought a ? to my head. I can even picture Fred hammering the keys one them another.

Is that a keyboard effect?

Anyway, I love interludes, even better when the music fades...
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Post by FredProgGH » Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:25 pm

The nylon string guitar you mean? No, it is a keyboard. I'm not sure if the way I voiced it is playable on a real guitar. At one point the plan was to bring in someone to play it but we wound up liking the way it sounded fine as a keyboard...
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Post by TheMarsh-WiggleQuester » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:27 pm

I really liked it.

The first tought that came too my mind was "is this possible to do in a real guitar?" and the answer was truly "yes!" of course there are some parts that would demand a 6 or 7 fingered "being" to play, but on the most, I think is fairly playable.

BTGB is awesome! An epic to hear and hear again. Also one of the greatest lyrics of GH in The Best [but not my favorite tough] album.

Thanks Fred.
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Post by FredProgGH » Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:54 pm

:oops: Thank you!
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Post by Bnielsen » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:19 pm

I just did a full listen through twice on Shadowlands...

I had forgotten how much I liked this album.

I find these lyrics from Behind the Great Beyond especially haunting:


Why? Why would a person waste time
Chasing for things that have nothing to do
With the business of staying alive-
Better to wait 'til you're dead.

Try- try and not hear the voice
telling you if you will not hear, will not see,
Will no choose which way to go - you still have made a choice
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Post by shanocles » Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:04 am

Bnielsen wrote:I just did a full listen through twice on Shadowlands...

I had forgotten how much I liked this album.

I find these lyrics from Behind the Great Beyond especially haunting:


Why? Why would a person waste time
Chasing for things that have nothing to do
With the business of staying alive-
Better to wait 'til you're dead.

Try- try and not hear the voice
telling you if you will not hear, will not see,
Will no choose which way to go - you still have made a choice
yeah i was listening to this as i was riding to work a few weeks ago and completely zoned out ... by that i mean the lyrics are so thought provoking i wondered how i actually got to work!

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