Label: Casablanca - PSCW-1044 • Format: CD Compilation, Promo • Country: Japan • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: P.Funk
It was the second single to be released from Parliament's album Mothership Connection following " P. Funk Wants to Get Funked Up "and was the highest-charting single from the album, reaching number five on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart and number fifteen on the Billboard Hot pop singles chart. With its anthemic sing-along chorus, it is one of the most famous P-Funk songs.
It also became Parliament's first certified million-selling single, going Gold in The bass vocal at the beginning of the song is performed by Ray Davis. The song is constructed using a jazz-influenced form. Three themes are stated at the beginning of the track:. A — "You've got a real type of thing" usually using a syncopated bass line B — "We want the funk" a chorus of sorts; the bass is usually a near-double of the vocals C — "La la la" bass as in B-Theme. The three themes are stated briefly twice 8 bars each sectionfollowed by a short 4-bar break "D".
With this exposition complete, Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker) - Parliament - The Best Nonstop Mix Compilation explores each theme with greater interpretive freedom beginning at The A-Theme elaboration takes only 16 bars, after which the B-Theme is elaborated upon for 56 bars.
During this elaboration, two new ideas are combined with the B-Theme subthemes D and E :. The three main themes are rarely layered on top of each other. The C-Theme elaboration lasts only 8 bars, and is interpolated with the A-Theme for 2 bars. With this development section complete, the three main themes are recapitulated beginning at A fadeout during this recapitulation ends the song with the B-Theme. Aside Musi Neri - Gang* - Scarti Di Lato the song's form, another jazz-like element is the degree of interactivity among the musicians.
The bass frequently responds to vocal gestures, and the Doesnt Have To Be (Vinylgroover Remix) - Slipmatt & Dougal - Helter Skelter - The Annual 1995-1996 and synthesizer frequently interact.
Likewise, the drums interact with the pitched lines. Two main contrasting vocal timbres are heard in this song. An "alternative" timbre found in themes C and E uses a mannered exaggerated enunciation, with very clear pitches. As with many of Parliament's songs, a full ensemble sound is obtained using few players; the song relies mainly on bass guitar, one synthesizer, and a drum kit.
Guitar, synthesizer pad, and brass are heard subtly. Many different vocal ensembles are found, most occurring in groups. In the film ClickAdam Sandler 's character performs the song while dancing. The song is performed in the episode of the hit television series Glee" Funk ", by the entire cast. It first appears when the Gang go to visit Dr. Jinx Puff Daddy. Finally, Dr. Jinx's band, Dr. The phrase "turn those mothers out" is sung repeatedly in the bridge to the song "Flovilla Thatch vs.
This was an intentional homage to Parliament. The song Who Am I? Whats My Name? Indeed, many of the tracks from Snoop's debut album " Doggystyle " and many of the early production works from Dr. Dre either sampled or recreated parts of many tracks from Parliament and its sister act Funkadelic. The song is one of many cover songs the accordion -based comedy rock band Those Darn Accordions have performed live. The phrase " From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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