Commando-Capella

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Arranged by:
Composed by:
Rob Hubbard
Duration:
3:39
Released:
22/10/2001
All-Time charts position:
3498
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Review by LaLa
04/02/2003

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Call me egoistic, but this remix reminds me of - me! Which SID fan didn`t try to whistle or sing Commando or some other SID tune to himself in his life trying to play all 3 voices with his one mouth? This cover is an enhancement of the same basic idea. My only gripe about it: after having heard May Be Bop`s excellent (albeit short) a capella version, this one sounds a bit electronic. It is too obvious that it`s not a live a capella choir singing it. For example, the bass line is definitely some pitch shifted samples put together, and the background folks sound just too perfect. Not to mention the lack of inhaling noises, that telltale sign of real humans singing. But it`s ton of fun, regardless!
Review by egregius
14/05/2004

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AHAHA lol! This is just a funny song. It isn't a great tune I like to put on when behind the computer, more one to show my friends and laugh together at it's wackyness.

I can't say this is the first time I heard game-music done A-Capella style, and I'm pretty certain the author is inspired by Virt (Virt is a known OCRemixer and semi-known gamemusic composer)'s versions of several gametunes. Igo Splashman lacks the perfect execution of Virt, but this tune is a whole lot more complex, and he pulls it off mostly, for which I give respect.