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WIEH -- a great FZ solo, or the greatest FZ solo?
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 Post subject: WIEH unScrutinized
PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:47 am 
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am i the only person that would eagerly pay a fourth time for the joe's garage version of watermelon in easter hay (LP, CD and FZ plays the music of FZ) if i could have it WITHOUT the central scrutinizer voice over the opening?

seriously, this is quite possibly frank's best solo on record (certainly on the short list) and i'd love to be able to listen to it without the plastic megaphone.

even compressed and on iTunes (if economics preclude pressing, printing and shipping physical product for something that may only appeal to hardcores and guitar instrumental fanatics)... please hear my plea...


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I don't know, it doesn't bother me that much. I rarely listen to it, even though it's my favorite. Actually, I think the monologue that precedes it adds this very chilling atmosphere to it.


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FeralCats wrote:
[...] Actually, I think the monologue that precedes it adds this very chilling atmosphere to it.
I agree.

Without the scrutinizer monologues, Joe's Garage would be a very different work.

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Great...yes, To me not the greatest.....but a great question all the same! :)

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Isn't it on FZ Plays The Music Of FZ without the Scrutinizer voice?

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 Post subject: nope...
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enggo_pah wrote:
Isn't it on FZ Plays The Music Of FZ without the Scrutinizer voice?


nope... it's still there... that was my hope when it was announced.

and i'm not suggesting, to quote scarf:

scarf wrote:
I agree.

Without the scrutinizer monologues, Joe's Garage would be a very different work.


that Joe's Garage be rereleased without the CS... i'd just like WIEH abstracted from the entire work, much like the tracks on MOFO that are stripped down to basic tracks or missing vocals, etc.

or like the YCDTOSA Vol 1 version of "The Mammy Anthem", which i prefer to the "Thing-Fish" version (although that's an entirely different performance, so it's not really analogous...)


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 Post subject: Re: nope...
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monkeythepig wrote:
[...] and i'm not suggesting, to quote scarf:

scarf wrote:
I agree.

Without the scrutinizer monologues, Joe's Garage would be a very different work.


that Joe's Garage be rereleased without the CS... i'd just like WIEH abstracted from the entire work, much like the tracks on MOFO that are stripped down to basic tracks or missing vocals, etc. [...]

Oh, I realize you didn't mean that. I was just trying to expand on what FeralCats said, because I happen to agree with him; that the scrutinizer stuff changes the feeling of the piece. I was trying to say that this is true of the entire album(s). I think if you take away the scrutinizer intro to Watermelon, you end up taking away some of the power of the piece. There's definitely a reason FZ put all that blah-blah-blah in there. Then again, I can understand the desire to hear the piece without the spoken bit. Personally, I've always wished Drooling Midrange Accounts on Easter Hay didn't have the little speech over top of it (which would maybe defeat the purpose of it having its name changed from Watermelon in Easter Hay), but I think it was Dweezil that slapped that on there...I'm not really sure what point is anymore. Seeya later.

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I clicked on the topic to learn the meaning of WIEH. Is it laziness that causes some posters to over-abbreviate? .....hhmmmm..... .....sounds like a question for another poll. WDYTOT?

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i never saw WIEN b4 & thot wtf he must be 1337 but afaic hes just a n00b

lol

Great solo. Very emotional solo. I wouldn't presume greatest, though.

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To this date, it's the only song that can make me weep like a baby. I shall have it played at my funeral. So, obviously, my vote goes to "greatest"


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jimmie d killed the forum wrote:
I clicked on the topic to learn the meaning of WIEH.


same here. what's WIEH?

jimmie d killed the forum wrote:
Is it laziness that causes some posters to over-abbreviate?


it would take longer for me to figure out the abbreviations anyway, than to just type 'ship arriving too late to save the drowning witch.'
for instance. :P

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Speaking of abbreviations, has anyone else noticed that the abbreviation "WWW" has three times as many syllables to say as the phrase it was meant to abbreviate?

TPFU, IMHO.

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Hometown Sausage Jamboree wrote:
To this date, it's the only song that can make me weep like a baby. I shall have it played at my funeral. So, obviously, my vote goes to "greatest"


I've also thought it would be a good one to have played at my funeral. And I think having the scrutinizer voice at the start would make it extra cool. Especially the whole "who gives a fuck anyway" bit.


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