bass chorus songs

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by lullbass, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. lullbass


    Jun 20, 2007
    sf bay area
    Dunlop/MXR Bass Products mngr - Artist Relations
    What is your favorite recorded song with bass chorus?
  2. Reaper Man

    Reaper Man

    Jan 15, 2010
    though not really through the whole song- I really like the intro to "Sweet Child O'Mine"

  3. crapusername


    Sep 26, 2005
    North Kent.UK
    endorsing artist: Dean guitars, Marshall , Rotosound strings
    Dio - dont talk to strangers
    Journey- don't stop believing
  4. Bassmike62

    Bassmike62 Supporting Member

    I believe the same applies to Slither, from Velvet Revolver. Another Duff moment.
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  6. rickenbaker


    Jul 20, 2007
    Just Like Heaven by The Cure (well most stuff by the cure but that song in particular) and Panopticon or Hummer by The Smashing Pumpkins
  7. thorski


    Aug 24, 2012
    The Fish. Christopher Russell Edward Squire
  8. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Claremont, CA.
    "Fascination Street" by The Cure
    "Jimmy" by Tool
    Anything by Peter Hook!
    "Witch Hunt" by Rush (the short lead breaks)
  9. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Claremont, CA.
    Almost forgot: Jeff Caxide's chorus tones all over Isis "In the Absence of Truth" and "Wavering Radiant" albums!
  10. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Are You In? (live version w/Ben Kenney) by Incubus
    The Original by Incubus
  11. Doesn't YYZ by Rush have some subtle chorus on it?
    Also, some of that "Valley Girl"/"Ship Arriving Too Late" era Frank Zappa had chorus on the bass played by Scott Thunes (although I don't think it was specifically on those two tracks). It was on some of the Broadway the Hardway album, too:
    (I love the "Mr. Sting" line), and I think it was on some other tracks from other albums. I can't really remember.
  12. asdaf


    Dec 26, 2010
    Fazer by Quicksand.
  13. Sinomis666


    Apr 16, 2011
    Most of Peter hooks stuff in new order is great also check out Steve severin from siouxsie & the banshees as well the chorus on Israel is cool!
  14. MetroBass


    Mar 26, 2008
    South of LA
    Hatred obscures all distinctions.
    Ditto on all Cure songs Simion's uses the chorus on. Tool as well.
  15. Sinomis666


    Apr 16, 2011
    Most of the chorus on cure songs are played on six string fender baritone/ basses
  16. Sinomis666


    Apr 16, 2011
    Oh also my absolute favorite! the smiths "meat is murder" the whole album has great bass playin by Andy rouke! check out " headmaster ritual"& "barbarism begins at home"
  17. superdick2112

    superdick2112 Registered Spector Addict Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Highlands Ranch, CO.
    I believe Ross played his Steinberger on this one. Epic bassline, with a great sounding thick & syrupy chorused tone.

    One of my favorites is Pino Palladino's bassline on Don Henley's "Sunset Grill". The combination of chorus + fretless bass = a beautiful & haunting tone.
  18. Hamlet7768

    Hamlet7768 Here to chew gum and rock. Still have gum.

    Jun 5, 2011
  19. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Claremont, CA.
    Oh, there's plenty that Simon is nailing on bass! ;)
  20. packhowitzer

    packhowitzer 155mm of pure destruction

    Apr 20, 2011
    rocket queen - G'n'R from appetite for destruction
  21. Sinomis666


    Apr 16, 2011
    Oh & "babushka" by kate bush nails that fretless/chorus basstone as well!