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Why isn't this guy more popular? Why didn't Ra fucking dominate the charts? The world has no taste in music, and buys shitty music, that's why. All the while awesome musicians like Sahaj fly under the radar.
 

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Oh jeez, I never want to hear this song again.

When I was in high school Teton Gravity Research (extreme skiing company) put out a movie that had this on the soundtrack. Since I have eXXXtreme skier friends I somehow got subjected to it over and over again.

HIT ME WITH A BEAT
 

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The original is a combo of all kinds of horrible things rolled in to one.

-Phil Anselmo style tough guy lyrics
-Rap Rock
-Saucily whispered threats
-quirky sound effects
-Cheesy arabesque lite intro (SCORPION KING SOUNDTRACK)
-Down tuned Korn style chugging
-Boy band singing

There is seriously not a single redeeming thing in the entire song. :lol:
 

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The original is a combo of all kinds of horrible things rolled in to one.

-Phil Anselmo style tough guy lyrics
-Rap Rock
-Saucily whispered threats
-quirky sound effects
-Cheesy arabesque lite intro (SCORPION KING SOUNDTRACK)
-Down tuned Korn style chugging
-Boy band singing

There is seriously not a single redeeming thing in the entire song. :lol:
Congrats! :yesway:
 

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Did you even listen to the video in the orginal post? It sounds nothing like the song that was released. :squint:
 

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Pretty sure even the guys in Ra are sick of this song now. :lol:

This is the best song on that album.

 

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The original is a combo of all kinds of horrible things rolled in to one.

-Phil Anselmo style tough guy lyrics
-Rap Rock
-Saucily whispered threats
-quirky sound effects
-Cheesy arabesque lite intro (SCORPION KING SOUNDTRACK)
-Down tuned Korn style chugging
-Boy band singing

There is seriously not a single redeeming thing in the entire song. :lol:
I'll let it go that this isn't their strongest song by any means. But the rest of this album, and especially the next two, were awesome. Especially Duality. And boy band singing? The guy has one of the best voices in modern rock, IMO.

Ra didn't succeed because they got the bassist from Trixter. The universe is punishing them.
But........he had a mohawk. And guys from hair bands need to eat too, man.
 

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Pretty sure even the guys in Ra are sick of this song now. :lol:

This is the best song on that album.

YouTube - ‪Ra Sky‬‏
YES.

Ben's solo on that is fucking perfect. The whole thing was just subtle, understated, groovy as hell, and just incredibly atmospheric and heavy all at once. IT could have come off a Dream Theater album from about that time, except, well, it's probably a little too tasteful. :lol:

I actually liked the first Ra album, rather a lot. I'm sure these guys are sick of this song by now, but it was definitely ear-catching the first time I heard it on the radio - it sounded like nothing else on the radio at the time.

Though, the verse is a lot less cool without the three-against-four polyrhythms in the guitars. :lol:
 
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