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Old 09-04-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
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maybe my favorite song so far off the album.. so rock-ish


almost sounds like Get In Line at first
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  • Old 09-04-2012, 05:38 PM   #2
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    The bridge might be my favorite snippet of music from the album.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:39 PM   #3
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    It's the only one I'm having a hard time with so far... it's got an Everyday feel to it and I just despise that album. I need to let that one grow on me.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:41 PM   #4
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    Its got like an 80's rock sound to it. Digging it
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:42 PM   #5
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    The verses are very R.E.M. I love it. If anyone is familiar with Big Head Todd and The Monsters, the chorus is just like something they would write. Really good mix

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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:43 PM   #6
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    The bridge might be my favorite snippet of music from the album.
    Agreed. The bridge is stellar and probably my favorite part of the album also. This song is going to be so badass live. It's my favorite on AFTW
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:44 PM   #7
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    Very "fool to think" but not in a bad way. Fool to think was actually one of my favorite songs off of everyday. Rooftop is a great blend of a solid bluesy line and a driving rock beat.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:48 PM   #8
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    this is probably my favorite holy shit. like ACDC type rock awesomeness wow and yes that really reminded me of fool to think and i love fool to think
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    Old 09-04-2012, 05:54 PM   #9
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    To me it seems like a left over track from Big Whiskey. It's a good rockin track, just seems out of place with the rest of the album. Then again, it's just a first listen so maybe my opinion will change.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:09 PM   #10
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    Also having a hard time with this one. Don't dislike it, but not a huge fan of the chorus. Different sound from the rest of the album too, almost doesn't seem to fit.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:24 PM   #11
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    really dig this song...i can definitely hear a little bit of Get in Line and a tiny bit of Dreams of Our Fathers
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #12
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    Re: Rooftop

    Love this song so much
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:40 PM   #13
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    How did they not play this live yet?!!? If I had this shit in my arsenal it'd be blowing up every night! Love the Get in Line feel.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:42 PM   #14
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    How did they not play this live yet?!!? If I had this shit in my arsenal it'd be blowing up every night! Love the Get in Line feel.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:44 PM   #15
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    The bridge back into the verse riff is so damn old school... Big fuckin grin!!
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    Old 09-04-2012, 06:56 PM   #16
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    ive only listened to it once but my first impression was fool to think and i want you(she's so heavy) by the beatles baby. i liked it though
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    Old 09-04-2012, 07:30 PM   #17
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    Does seem like something that would have been on BW but I still enjoyed it a lot. I also really like Shake Me tho. But regardless, jamming tune that had me headbanging a little.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 08:20 PM   #18
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    This song is the Too Much of this album. Not as good as Too Much, but better than the previous attempts since except for Kit Kat Jam.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 09:14 PM   #19
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    Still warming up to this one. I like it, just don't love it yet
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    Old 09-04-2012, 09:54 PM   #20
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    Re: Rooftop

    the verses are very "Fool to Think" imo, but the chorus is fucking great
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:25 PM   #21
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    Re: Rooftop

    very fool to think/dreams of our fathers sounding, but in a good way. better than either of those. definitely enjoying this one. can't wait to hear it live!
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:36 PM   #22
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    the chorus riff reminds me of Zepplin's No Quarter
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:38 PM   #23
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    Seriously--the comparisons and comments here are freaking me out. Can this album really be as good as all that???
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:41 PM   #24
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    was not really a fan of this one on first listen, but now after 2 or 3 more listens I REALLY like it

    I really appreciate the intensity and complexity and I think that is what has swayed me
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:48 PM   #25
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    very fool to think/dreams of our fathers sounding, but in a good way. better than either of those. definitely enjoying this one. can't wait to hear it live!
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:51 PM   #26
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    The guitar riff and verse are ridiculously happy sounding to me. It contrasts really well with the music in the chorus and bridge (which is also awesome) Its songs like this, where each structural component (verse, chorus, bridge) offers something musically that is both good by itself and that fits into the whole composition. JTR is another song that does this (and it's my favorite song). I think this explains why I like this song so much.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 10:56 PM   #27
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    I absolutely love this song. 4th favorite, I think, for now. So many good tunes, my list is oscillating by the minute.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 11:02 PM   #28
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    For some reason the riff, at least at the beginning of the song, sounds like a cross between R&R and #34. Maybe I'm crazy, dunno.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 11:06 PM   #29
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    For some reason the riff, at least at the beginning of the song, sounds like a cross between R&R and #34. Maybe I'm crazy, dunno.
    you are crazy, because the riff sounds like a mix of dreams of our fathers and fool to think. seriously, go listen to a piece of those 2 really quick and jump to rooftop.



    also, the chorus sounds a bit like i did it. with a hint of so right in there too. crazy how everything this song reminds me of is all from everyday.
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    Old 09-04-2012, 11:10 PM   #30
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    I can't really explain it, but I hear 34 in there. My mind immediately went to it

    I do get the fool to think comparison though
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