Thursday, February 18, 2010

Blah Blah, Early Clue, New Direction, Etc.

From 1965, please enjoy The Rolling Stones -- well, Mick Jagger and a bunch of studio musicians -- and the big production version of "Out of Time."




Some people prefer the actual, stripped down Stones version from Aftermath, but this big ersatz Spector-pop rendition(first released on the 70s outtake collection Metamorphosis) has always been the one for me. Even if the instrumental track is the same one that can be heard on Chris Farlowe's English Top 10 hit.

In any case, as always, a coveted PowerPop No-Prize will be awarded the first reader who gleans the clip's relevance to the theme of tomorrow's Weekend Listomania.

18 comments:

steve simels said...

And I should add that, as you will see tomorrow, this one is incredibly devious on a couple of levels.
:-)

David said...

I've been awful at guessing your clues of late, so I will refrain, but I just have to say I've always dug this version since it was used to such fine effect in the opening credits of Coming Home. (Did Bruce Dern ever play a character who was even remotely "hinged"?)

dave™© said...

Songs by groups with members that look like insects?

dave™© said...

Did Bruce Dern ever play a character who was even remotely "hinged"?

Maybe "Smile" is the one where he's most "normal" - at least in relation to the rest of the characters.

Gummo said...

Best (or worst) bombastic rock songs?

FD13NYC said...

Albums by big name groups who rehash and re-release material over and over, with only a few surprises but no gems? Or, albums with dead members on the covers?

I like the Aftermath version with those nice marimbas.

TMink said...

Songs or versions that we prefer but few others do?

Trey

Gummo said...

TMink said...

Songs or versions that we prefer but few others do?


Ooh, even if that's not what steve has in mind this week, he should consider it for future use. That could be a LOT of fun. (And some of us could snottily parade our favorite obscure bootleg gems that way!)

Anonymous said...

Songs featuring only one band member released under the band's name.

ROTP(lumber)

PS: Simels you're out of your mind and out of time to prefer this version over the original track.

Sal Nunziato said...

Best use of a song in an opening credit of a movie.

steve simels said...

No, no, no, no and no.

Maybe another no -- I've lost count.

Anyway, I love Trey's idea and will steal it in the future.

But no.
:-)


This one's really unfair, by the way...

FD13NYC said...

Good songs artists re-did again only to ruin them with strings and orchestral arrangements? Or, songs/bands with insect names?

Brooklyn Girl said...

Songs with "in" or "out" in the title?

Okay, too obvious ... so sue me.

Sal Nunziato said...

Songs about change or changing, though it's really the album title that is the clue and not the song and that is why it is unfair.

Anonymous said...

Songs about time travel?

ROTP(lumber)

David said...

Songs with 'baby" in the chorus? Something having to do with 'baby'?

Sal Nunziato said...

Hitler never said baby.

agitpropre said...

Utterly Pointless Use of Tubular Bells?

Bad backing singers (or good ones abused)?

Album titles that reference Ovid? (I guess that would be MetamorphosEs)

Rock songs that employ sweetener?