Eldritch must be a fan of When the Levee Breaks

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Not only Neverland but also Romeo Down?
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Well he did name one of his albums after the consequence of such events :P

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I mean... Who isn't?
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LyanvisAberrant wrote:I mean... Who isn't?
Good point well made. I recall a programme in the late 80s or early 90s featuring both TSOM and The Mish that looked at the influence of Zeppelin and how they had been rightly redeemed after punk.

One can also see a connection between Floorshow and The Immigrant Song.
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There's an interview where they 'robbed' the led zep back catalogue from a studio. Proclamation 'led zep ace'

I made a t-shirt that said the same.
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Swinnow wrote:One can also see a connection between Floorshow and The Immigrant Song.
Ooh yeah true that
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Ben Gunn pointed that out to my mate Sue back in the day.
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And Summer, tho that's Adam's composition.

anyway,
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NME: In a sense, your attitude was a precursor to sampling. You were acknowledging Led Zeppelin before The Beastie Boys USED them. Is their physical, literal approach even more honest than yours?

Von: I think that's a lower level, a very vulgar interpretation. In about two years' time (2) I'll cover 'When The Levee Breaks' and wipe the floor with The Beastie Boys and wipe the floor with The Cults because they haven't got a grip on what is great about Led Zeppelin. It's like The m*****n going out and covering Sisters' music, they just make it sound like bad Echo & The Bunnymen.




feel like there were other times Von mentioned the song but it's been a while since I binged on those old interviews so the details have slipped my mind. But that Zeppelin-esque sense of, how would you put it? magnificence runs all through the girls' catalogue even when they're not borrowing specific parts, right?
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Well, the Kashmir intro tape was a giveaway :lol:
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Am I the only one that likes the Rosetta Stone version of "Levee.."?
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Actually played that one last night.
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ribbons69 wrote:Am I the only one that likes the Rosetta Stone version of "Levee.."?
No not at all. I was listening to that version that brought the entire subject to my mind.
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