Weapons N’ Roses‘ Urge for food for Destruction is a uncooked and rowdy album, stripped down like a basic mix of golden-era-Aerosmith and proto-punks The Stooges. Nonetheless, the basic observe “Paradise Metropolis” has an honest quantity of bells and whistles, from synthesizers to multi-tracked backing vocals. A crack shot band like Weapons by no means had any downside with the music stay—as evidenced right here, right here, and but once more right here.
However, in case you wished to listen to how “Paradise Metropolis” may sound in a layered context—as in, layered 1000 occasions—you might be in luck. One thousand musicians from 25 totally different nations—referred to as Rockin’ 1000—performed the GNR basic, and it’s surprisingly spot-on. You possibly can watch the video above, which was recorded on the Stade De France in Paris as Rockin’ 1000 celebrated their eighth birthday. Shaped in 2014 and billed as “the most important rock band on Earth.” Based on their web site, “Rockin’ 1000 is greater than a band… It is a household, a neighborhood.
“Amateurs, professionals, volunteers, youngsters males, ladies, regardless of their provenance, ethnicity, sexual orientation or social background, what issues is to play music and love one another. It is wonderful to observe how many individuals are performing collectively in sync, simply have a look at what number of drum units, keyboards and guitars there are. It is also nice to see so many individuals having enjoyable and rockin’ out to the identical basic music. [via Loudwire]
The group beforehand carried out a tribute to Taylor Hawkins, performing the same rendition of the Foo Fighters‘ basic, “My Hero.” You possibly can take a look at that video beneath.
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