Best Intro to a Song

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Best Intro to a Song
« on: May 15, 2019, 12:51:30 PM »
Inspired by the opening line thread....

Best intro's!!

And no fucking u2 - right!

I'll start - Gimme Shelter, The Rolling Stones.......i think it is a fucking magnificent intro....

So what say you - what really hits you when the needle drops!?
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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 12:55:40 PM »
Blue Monday by New Order is another that instanly springs to mind.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 01:34:41 PM »

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 04:23:25 PM »
In my book, nothing beats this in the past 20 years. Epic opening.

First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2019, 04:41:47 PM »
off the top of my head, in no particular order:

"Baba O'Riley" - The Who
"Will You Smile Again" - ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
"the hand that feeds" - NIN
"Sun Goddess" - Ramsey Lewis
"A Million Miles Away" - The Plimsouls
"Blackened" - Metallica
"Lateralus" - Tool
"Fuck Tha Police" - NWA
"You Oughta Know" - Alanis Morrissette
"Strawberry Fields Forever" - The Beatles
"Short Memory" - Midnight Oil
"I Want You Back" - The Jackson 5

...well, there's a dozen. Tried to stay away from metal and prog, because waaaaaaaaay too many great ones there, but a couple slipped thru, hahahahahaha. Posting immediately so I don't start editing!
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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2019, 05:02:06 PM »
When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

Baba O’Riley - The Who
Jealousy, it's not what it's cracked up to be
Envy, gets you where you need to be

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 05:34:13 PM »
Smells like teen spirit by Nirvana is another pretty iconic one.


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2019, 05:46:10 PM »
In the “Best of the 70’s” category, Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding has one epic intro also.
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2019, 05:50:13 PM »
In the “Best of the 70’s” category, Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding has one epic intro also.
This. And, it makes dogs cock their head back and forth, back and forth.
Surrender, dislocate

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2019, 11:19:23 PM »
Let's Go Crazy - Prince
Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys
Columbia - Oasis
This Charming Man - The Smiths
How Soon is Now - The Smiths
Broussard's Lament - Sarah Jarosz
T-Shirt Weather - Circa Waves
Lullaby for Catfish - Mulehead
Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones
Your Time is Gonna Come - Led Zeppelin
Bron-Y-Aur Stomp - Led Zeppelin
Over the Hills and Far Away - Led Zeppelin
In My Time of Dying - Led Zeppelin
Run Away with Me - Carly Rae Jepsen
On Days Like These - Matt Monro
You Only Live Twice - Nancy Sinatra
Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
Learned How to Beg - Kevin Kerby

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2019, 11:44:04 PM »

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2019, 11:49:57 PM »
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones

Donald Trump thinks so too.


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2019, 12:06:47 PM »
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones

Donald Trump thinks so too.
Big ouchie.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2019, 02:03:32 PM »
Well since there's no U2 allowed .....


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2019, 02:12:28 PM »