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Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
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19 May 2017
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vonbontee
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Isn't the phased vocal from the mono version?

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19 May 2017
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Apparently the newly discovered long lost mono mix of 'Lucy' has far more phasing, or flanging, on John's vocal so maybe it was that.

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20 May 2017
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Question:  I hear Paul singing predominantly in the chorus; is that correct?

20 May 2017
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Paul definitely sings during the chorus, but so does John.

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20 May 2017
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In the opening line, are they singing the melody in unison like the old days?  Get that unique timbre of the blend between their voices.  It's funny as in this one, I hear Paul sticking out predominantly - I always thought he was singing solo, at least in the first two lines, before the harmony split!

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I suppose Julian got the idea of stars being like diamonds from Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. I can picture Cyn and Julian looking at the stars and saying the nursery rhyme.

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