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Offline LoveSupreme

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2011, 09:14:08 AM »
I agree with TD & Bad. 

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2011, 09:15:09 AM »
Of course it's a song. Were Beethoven and Mozart writing songs? Yes. Lyrics and vocals aren't required to make a "song". Stingray is a song, as are all their other instrumentals such as the majestic Bass Trap, Endless Deep, 4th of July, Yoshino Blossom, and Sixty Seconds In Kingdom Come.

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2011, 09:26:32 AM »
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Of course it's a song. Were Beethoven and Mozart writing songs? Yes. Lyrics and vocals aren't required to make a "song". Stingray is a song, as are all their other instrumentals such as the majestic Bass Trap, Endless Deep, 4th of July, Yoshino Blossom, and Sixty Seconds In Kingdom Come.

No they weren't they were writing works, pieces of music, movements and symphonies.

Lyrics and vocals are required to make a song, that is what a song is - you don't whistle a song, you don't hum a song.

None of those are songs.
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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2011, 09:32:29 AM »
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I agree with TD & Bad. 

It just got really really cold in here. 











Satan just skied by in a parka.

What the hell are you suggesting?


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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2011, 09:34:00 AM »
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I agree with TD & Bad. 

It just got really really cold in here. 











Satan just skied by in a parka.

What the hell are you suggesting?



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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2011, 09:37:20 AM »
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Of course it's a song. Were Beethoven and Mozart writing songs? Yes. Lyrics and vocals aren't required to make a "song". Stingray is a song, as are all their other instrumentals such as the majestic Bass Trap, Endless Deep, 4th of July, Yoshino Blossom, and Sixty Seconds In Kingdom Come.

No they weren't they were writing works, pieces of music, movements and symphonies.

Lyrics and vocals are required to make a song, that is what a song is - you don't whistle a song, you don't hum a song.

None of those are songs.

My mistake. I looked it up and apparently the actual definition of a "song" is indeed lyrics. Colour me surprised!
« Last Edit: March 30, 2011, 01:27:47 PM by Droo »

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2011, 11:18:21 AM »
Well I classify a song as any piece of music. So imo Return of the Stingray is indeed a song.

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2011, 11:47:23 AM »
Again, I think the actual strict definition of a 'song' is an obsolete one which has long since been replaced by the popular concept of a song as a piece of music, including instrumentals.

To repeat what I said before, for all practical intents and purposes rather than as a matter of precise distinction, Return of the Stingray Guitar is a song, as are other instrumentals. Or, if you prefer, it is a 'track' which when played live should be listed as the first track they play live with Beautiful Day second.

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2011, 01:21:21 PM »
Defying the dictionary! What a bunch of rebels :D

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2011, 01:56:34 PM »
I think what we can all agree on is that ROtSG kicks a whole lot of ass, and will be sorely missed if they don't bring it back

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2011, 01:58:13 PM »
I still sount Stingray as a "song" for the purposes of u2Gigs and official setlists, though. It's a discrete, separate musical performance.

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2011, 02:18:23 PM »
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I think what we can all agree on is that ROtSG kicks a whole lot of ass, and will be sorely missed if they don't bring it back

actually we cant  :D

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2011, 02:31:44 PM »
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I think what we can all agree on is that ROtSG kicks a whole lot of ass, and will be sorely missed if they don't bring it back

actually we cant  :D

Yup, 9/25 people on this forum want to see the back of it.



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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #28 on: March 30, 2011, 03:05:35 PM »
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I still sount Stingray as a "song" for the purposes of u2Gigs and official setlists, though. It's a discrete, separate musical performance.

Agreed.

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Yup, 9/25 people on this forum want to see the back of it.

 ??? This thread is just about if people consider it a song. You made the thread on whether people back and only 5 don't want it back so far!  :D
« Last Edit: March 30, 2011, 03:07:29 PM by The Unknown Caller »

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Re: Do You Believe "Return of the Stingray Guitar" Is A Song?
« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2011, 03:11:16 PM »
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Yup, 9/25 people on this forum want to see the back of it.

 ??? This thread is just about if people consider it a song. You made the thread on whether people back and only 5 don't want it back so far!  :D

You're absolutely correct.  My mistake.

I wish I was as infallible as you.  ;)