Stairway To Heaven Flamenco/ Wind Insturment Cover
iamblackmo
Sep 11 2009, 02:08 PM
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I am sitting in the school coffee shop and I hear the breakdown of the Stairway to Heaven. It stood out. Then, I started listening closely and realized that this must have been a full instrumental cover of the song. The guitar solo was incredible and it had this feel and depth that I don't get from the Zeppelin version of the track. It was loaded with brass wind instruments, the guitar sounded to be classical.

This was an interesting cover to hear. I hope to find if they keep a track listing and I will share my find.

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Sep 11 2009, 03:57 PM
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Sounds cool. Rodrigo y Gabriela also did a nice stairway cover:

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Sep 11 2009, 06:23 PM
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Just curious. How is it Flamenco? Flamenco-esque perhaps but not Flamenco. Purists around the globe are pulling their hair out right now as we speak! Nah. Not really! biggrin.gif

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Marcus Siepen
Sep 22 2009, 04:34 PM
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VERY cool cover! I always thought that Stairway to heaven is one of the forbidden songs, a song that must not be touched, covered, altered, interpreted... but I like this version rolleyes.gif

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Sep 22 2009, 11:58 PM
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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Sep 22 2009, 04:34 PM) *
VERY cool cover! I always thought that Stairway to heaven is one of the forbidden songs, a song that must not be touched, covered, altered, interpreted... but I like this version rolleyes.gif


Totally agree with Marcus!

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QUOTE (Neurologi @ Sep 11 2009, 05:23 PM) *
Just curious. How is it Flamenco? Flamenco-esque perhaps but not Flamenco. ...


I'm not an expert - my daughter understands flamenco much better than me - but I think the issue here is that flamenco has a very different rhythm to rock and the emphasis of the beat is not the same. Some of the R+G recording does this but not all of it. Like you say - and to me - it's more flamenco-esque than flamenco...

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[quote name='JVM' date='Sep 11 2009, 11:57 AM' post='422078']
Sounds cool. Rodrigo y Gabriela also did a nice stairway cover:

I love the fact that he is wearing a Slayer t-shirt......love it haha.

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Sep 23 2009, 01:16 AM
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I actually thought that it is not only forbidden to touch but also forbidden to play. As beautiful of a piece as it is, it is the butt of too many guitar store employee jokes, isn't it? This is a neat version. I enjoyed it.

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Marcus Siepen
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Well, one thing is for sure, if you go to a music shop here in Germany, you grab a guitar and start to play that song you will get kicked out immeidately and be banned for lifetime tongue.gif

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Bogdan Radovic
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Let me know if find which version was it! I love that song and I never get bored with it (unlike guys working in music stores hehehe) smile.gif

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This is awesome. I agree with Marcus. Nobody should touch or alter this treasure but this cover is great. Thanks for sharing

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Very original cover. Sounds great

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Sep 23 2009, 02:59 AM) *
Well, one thing is for sure, if you go to a music shop here in Germany, you grab a guitar and start to play that song you will get kicked out immeidately and be banned for lifetime tongue.gif


It's the same in Canada. laugh.gif

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sounds cool!

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There are some songs that should be forbidden smile.gif It can be a real pain to go to Musikmesse in Frankfurt when you are bombed with 3 billion versions of Enter Sandman, Highway to Hell and Stairway to heaven, all at the same time... a pure nightmare wink.gif

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