"Two Worlds Apart" -Billie Hughes ("Under The Gun" Original Version)

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Funny enough, that was NOT the post that got me blocked for a day in the FB group. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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I had no idea how much UTG had taken from this.
Thanks for posting this.
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Wow, me neither. It's pretty much this song, isn't it, plus AE's 'rap'?
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Yep. Just add the rap and a bit of Andreas’ guitar.
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Quiff Boy wrote:
24 Oct 2020, 11:39
Yep. Just add the rap and a bit of Andreas’ guitar.
<geek mode> Adam's guitar :wink: :D </geek mode>
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doctor_jeep wrote:
24 Oct 2020, 12:40
Quiff Boy wrote:
24 Oct 2020, 11:39
Yep. Just add the rap and a bit of Andreas’ guitar.
<geek mode> Adam's guitar :wink: :D </geek mode>
Fair point!
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I'll probably revise this one day but here is a paragraph from my Vol. II about UTG:

‘Under the Gun’ was recorded to appease Warners executives, who again wanted a single to accompany the album release. While it has gone down in popular history as the final original Sisters Of Mercy song to receive an official release, it was, in fact, a remix or reimagination of another song called ‘Two Worlds Apart’ written by Billie Hughes and Roxanne Seeman (professional songwriters both) for NBC’s daytime soap opera ‘Another World.’ Terri Nunn of Berlin fame, a fan of The Sisters since ‘This Corrosion,’ sang vocals on the track and, in 1992, sent Eldritch the tape of it through the mail. He decided to turn it into a Sisters track – sort of. Eldritch had met Nunn once, in the mid 1980s, but they did not meet for ‘Under The Gun.’ Nunn’s vocal track was already on the tape, which Eldritch thought was so “great” that it need not be rerecorded. “Teri has a voice like an angel,” he claimed. Essentially, then, he re-edited the song, changed the bass, drums, and keyboards “a little bit,” wrote and sang a verse at the top and added a near-monologue at the end. ‘Under The Gun,’ then, is not properly a cover version, but neither is it precisely a remix. It’s something like a renovation of an existing song. Finally, Eldritch found “a friend from Leeds to put some electric guitar” on it. His friend was called Adam Pearson.
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Can't wait for VOL. II. But I know I shouldn't hold my breath :wink: I already told you on FB, but again, thank you! Great work!
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