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Offline nozzlerack

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Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« on: March 06, 2009, 11:23:04 PM »
Hey All,

First time posting here, just got a quick question for ya'll.  At the 4:39 mark of "Unknown Caller" the song breaks into a crescendo (spelling?) with horns, guitar, etc.  Every single time I hear this part, I think of another song.  The only problem is, I can't think of what it might be.  Might be U2, might not be.  Either way, its driving me crazy.   I figured this would be the best place to find my answer.

Anyway, thanks in advance.  And I love the new album.



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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2009, 02:39:14 AM »
 yeah it sounds a bit like "walk on" to me
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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2009, 10:43:25 AM »
I thought it might be that song too, but its not.  Still driving me crazy.

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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2009, 10:44:56 AM »
Guitar riff touches Walk On's riff briefly but Edge changes it.

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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2009, 10:47:21 AM »
sounds a little Achtung to me..a little like Until the End of the world in the verses and drums but not in the chorus so much.

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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2019, 12:52:54 PM »
It's an old hymn.

How marvelous! How wonderful!
And my song shall ever be:
How marvelous! How wonderful!
Is my Savior’s love for me!
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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2019, 08:13:18 PM »
The guitar solo sounds an awful lot like Al Stewart's"Year of the Cat."

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Re: Unknown Caller - Sounds Like Another Song?
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2019, 02:53:44 AM »
It could be Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - the songs have sort of similar horn sections and I'm always reminded of it when I hear Unknown Caller!