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Brainwashed
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Ok, I've been Silly Girled again and I know from past experience there is no use trying to resist ahdn_george_08. So...let's ROCK ON GEORGE!! "Oh, I've been traveling on a boat and a plane..."

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...In a car, on a bike, with a bus, in a train*. Travelin'  there, travelin' here, ev'rywhere, in ev'ry gear. But oh, Lord, we pay the price with the spin of the wheel with the roll of the dice. Oh, yeah, you pay your fare and (all together now) if you don't know where you're goin any road will take you there! 

*What is this, Green Eggs And Ham or something? a-hard-days-night-george-10 

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Can someone please clarify for me whether it's really Dhani harmonising with George on the chant at the end of the title track? It sure sounds like him. And people mentioned 'Dhani backing George at the end'. 

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Silly Girl said
Can someone please clarify for me whether it's really Dhani harmonising with George on the chant at the end of the title track? It sure sounds like him. And people mentioned 'Dhani backing George at the end'. 

The title track, I don't know...but "at the end" of the album they are chanting together.

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Expert Textpert said

Silly Girl said
Can someone please clarify for me whether it's really Dhani harmonising with George on the chant at the end of the title track? It sure sounds like him. And people mentioned 'Dhani backing George at the end'. 

The title track, I don't know...but "at the end" of the album they are chanting together.

The title track is called Brainwashed and is at the end of the album. So yes. Thanks @Expert Textpert! 

I thought it sounded Dhani-ish. 

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Oh, I thought the chanting at the end was a separate track.

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Technically, it isn't. 

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In my mind, it is. ahdn_george_08

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Can't argue with that. a-hard-days-night-george-9 

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I just saw a YouTube comment under 'Rising Sun' that went: 

I'm glad George had this put out in Vinyl Album as well as CD. He really was a very considerate man. Have you ever tried to roll a joint on one of those CD cases? 

Never having tried it I can't say... but I thought it amusing. 

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was listening to this album, and there was this thing in this song that sounded very much like that bit at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever " right before the first fade out

dunno if it'll start at the right point, it is exactly from 2:11 until 2:16.

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lillo78 said
was listening to this album, and there was this thing in this song that sounded very much like that bit at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever " right before the first fade out
 
  
dunno if it'll start at the right point, it is exactly from 2:11 until 2:16.

Yes, I hear it plain as day @Shamrock Womlbs. Another reason to love this beautiful song. It's amazing to me (when I listen to Brainwashed) that what I wasn't able to hear in 2002 sounds so perfect now heart

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lillo78 said
was listening to this album, and there was this thing in this song that sounded very much like that bit at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever " right before the first fade out

To my ears it sounds more like Within You Without You , with that Indian-style descending scale thingy. 

That, by the way, is my favourite song on the album*. 

 

*At least, I'll say that if you ask me... because I can't really go 'Well I like the opening track, also track 2, and Pisces Fish, and Rising Sun is a masterpiece, and Stuck Inside A... Hey! Aren't you listening?!' 

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I haven't had the chance to listen to Brainwashed yet. I'll definitely listen to it when I get the chance to ahdn_george_08

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I haven't had the chance to listen to Brainwashed yet. I'll definitely listen to it when I get the chance to ahdn_george_08

Good! 

I'm excited for you ahdn_george_08 

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lillo78 said
was listening to this album, and there was this thing in this song that sounded very much like that bit at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever " right before the first fade out

dunno if it'll start at the right point, it is exactly from 2:11 until 2:16.

I think they sound pretty similar because he uses the svarmandal in both tracks. Probably in both songs it was tuned up in the same key so, practically, whatever thing you play in it will sound very similar.

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lillo78 said
was listening to this album, and there was this thing in this song that sounded very much like that bit at the end of "Strawberry Fields Forever " right before the first fade out

dunno if it'll start at the right point, it is exactly from 2:11 until 2:16.

Jeff Lynne was involved so it wouldn't come as a surprise. That's not fully meant as a dig at him, its how he approached a lot of the music he was involved in over the years.

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I'm listening to this album for the first time in too long. I'm obsessed with it-- specifically Any Road, Pisces Fish, The Rising Sun, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, and of course Brainwashed itself.

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