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The Cribs - "Moving Pictures"

The Cribs Moving Pictures

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Authored)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Male (2)

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Author Notes

The boys from Wakefield. The Cribs are much more popular in the UK than over here in states, but luckily they were "Similar to" other artists I listened to or else I'd never have found them. The Cribs are a peculiar bunch. All three main members are brothers, with twins Ryan and Gary switching off lead vocal duties. At one point in time, they had Johnny Marr in the band, though surprisingly that was when they released their shakiest material.
This particular track comes from the era right before that, when they had first signed with major label Warner in the US. The lead single from the album, "Men's Needs" (also available in the database by author Ruck Bogers 22) remains their biggest hit, but I definitely prefer this track as well as most of the other tracks on the album haha.
The drums are the most challenging instrument here, with fairly consistent double bass kicks throughout (don't be fooled, it's not hardcore metal or anything). The guitar and bass do enough to keep it interesting and the vocals, while pretty simple, are still really fun to sing along to.
All instruments charted by me. Expect more Cribs tracks from me down the line! Not just major label era, but career spanning.
NOTE: I have not tested this song on all instruments, let alone all difficulties. If you experience any problems, please contact me and I'll try and address them as quickly as possible.
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