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Online dsanchez

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Simon's best bass line?
« on: August 19, 2014, 15:37:48 »
Continuing with the topic about Simon's third place in a top bassists list. What's your favorite Cure bass line?

This must be his finest:



(still searching in my brain database for another, cause I am sure I am missing one)
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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2014, 17:42:48 »
Slowdive's Nick Chaplin (!) answered this question on Twitter. Here are his favorites:

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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2014, 11:21:21 »
Some very cool choices there!  :smth023

I would like to add "Just like heaven".

Well there are so many which could be added: Fascination Street, Sinking, Figurehead etc. etc.!
but memory's not life... and it's not love.

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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 13:59:11 »
Some very cool choices there!  :smth023

I would like to add "Just like heaven".

Well there are so many which could be added: Fascination Street, Sinking, Figurehead etc. etc.!
My choice is, quite spontaneous, Sinking and...Stop Dead!
Nous naissons, nous, les androgynes, l'es-
prit engrossé de quelque chose, et, arrivés à
un certain àge. notre nature demande à enfanter.

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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2014, 10:22:55 »
End of the World, End, Screw, Disintegration, Closedown, Cold, 39...


tHE LIST GOES ON!!!

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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2014, 12:56:26 »
End of the World, End, Disintegration, Closedown...

Hey, some cool, rather unexpected choices here!  :smth023
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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2014, 17:28:30 »
Definitely! I usually forget how cool they are (my first thought was Fascination Street, as you could imagine. :P) I just had to take a look through the Cure discography to remember those cool bass riffs.

Also i'd like to add It's Over, Torture, and Burn. Just outstanding stuff.

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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2014, 10:07:58 »
I just had to take a look through the Cure discography to remember those cool bass riffs.

Yeah, there are so many, it's easy to forget some of the best...  :o
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Re: Simon's best bass line?
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2014, 21:53:13 »
ALL OF THEM!!!