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This is violin/fiddle played in the famous "gypsy" (Romani) style. You might try looking up "gypsy violin" or "gypsy fiddle" as a start. This style has been very influential over the years. For a more classical take on it, try Bela Bartok's Romanian Dances or Braham's Hungarian Dances. For a more modern spin, look up "gypsy punk." From the comments (@...


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Radio stations usually have to pay every time they play a song, or pay for a certain amount of playtime, but also have to pay an initial licensing fee to be able to play the songs at all, so to limit costs they only purchase a small number of song licenses. People in general want to hear the most popular songs, and want some consistency in their music, so ...


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Sid Viscosity is probably a reference to Sid Vicious (1957-1979), one of the members of the punk rock band the "Sex Pistols". The references to punk continue in the lyrics: You're not the only one who's doing without Daddy doctor's son punk rocker shouts "Dad the A.C.'s broke in our hardcore punk rock vacation Vacation rehearsal house"


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Was it "Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair" by the Arctic Monkeys? It came out in 2011 and includes the phrase "roll the dice."


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Any band that takes members from multiple previously established bands should always be considered a new band. If Cornell wanted these songs to be Soundgarden songs, he'd have done them with Soundgarden. But, at the same time, when you have a certain writing style which permeated your previous band, you're always going to sound a little like that band. So,...


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I do not think so, for several reasons: 1) Rites of Spring songs are usually typical emo/posthardcore songs, I do not see musical similarity to Hey, 2) I doubt Frank Black was familiar with this record. At least I've never came across such an information. Pixies influences are rather well known by now (I recommend reading Doolittle by Ben Sisario). 3) ...


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Bryan Adams, Aerosmith, Three Doors Down, Greenday, Hoobastank, Creed, Nirvana.


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Those are the lyrics being sung by the backing vocals during the chorus.


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The instrument, I think it's simply a violin ! As far as similar music is concerned, try starting with the album that this track is featured on - 'Flood' by 'They might be giants'


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Try Broken Bells - The High Road. Matches: Emotionally intense Guitar-based modern but psychedelic-influenced moderate hit minor-ish interesting production 2 word artist name with longer first name vaguely similar to "No Tale To Tell" Syncopated hook Male singer ambiguity between song and artist name Misses: No weather connection Not quarter notes in the ...


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I found the source of the cover art and its connection to Switzerland. It's a painting by Albert Gantner from 1910, the year when the production and sale of Absinthe was prohibited. I found the painting on the Wikipedia page about Absinthe, in the section where the probihibition in Switzerland is mentioned. The dead woman in the painting is the fée verte, ...


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According to sourced content in Wikipedia, both albums are semi-autobiographical, with the earlier album drawing from all band members' experiences, and the later album centering more closely on the experiences of brothers Win and Will Butler (both members of Arcade Fire). So from that point of view, I think it's entirely fair to perceive continuity between ...


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The song clearly is not just about being literally hungry --not with ample sociopolitical imagery such as "farming babies, while the slaves are all working." But while it may present as an abstract statement about wealth and poverty, a little research reveals a more personal meaning: "Hunger Strike" came about because of an existential crisis that ...


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Someone asked this same question on yahoo answers and the answer given was Switchfoot - Dare You To Move.


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It sounds like the chorus of "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback. Start at 27 seconds in. https://youtu.be/1cQh1ccqu8M


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The song Kill or Be Killed by Dirty Sweet is in Gangstar Vargas OST. It does also have the lyrics: So save me ( . . . ) Cause I don't wanna die ( . . . ) It blackened my soul to the pit of my bones


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As explained in the relevant Wikipedia article: After three art directors were rejected by the band and pressing was behind schedule, Green Day asked the help of Chris Bilheimer, a friend of Armstrong who had done covers for another group signed by Warner Bros. Records, R.E.M.. Having just the album title to work on, Bilheimer had some ideas, with ...


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Hadouken, Does It Offend, You Yeah? and Modestep seem to fit the bill. Wikipedia also lists these as similar to Hadouken: Associated acts The Midnight Beast, Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Pendulum, Noisia, Feed Me, Loadstar, Drumsound & Bassline Smith Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r26y--evIw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadouken!


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This is SafetySuit - Someone Like You. The guy throws the grocery bag of a woman: The band plays at the beach, and there are four band members, all male: The girl running and the stones are at 1:35. The 360 side jump is at 3:38.


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Dead Meadow? Silver Door from their Feathers album was pretty popular. Otherwise, Tame Impala's first album, Innerspeaker, had plenty of interesting psychedelic sounds to it. That's all I've got.


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"More Than a Feeling" by Boston has a similar chord progression in the verse.


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The introduction of Down In a Hole is a little a similar to the chord progressions of Cowgirl in the Sand by Neil Young and Horse With No Name by America. The high, held and wordless backing vocal is a little like that of the intro to Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones.


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