THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
300-The Chemical Brothers-Block Rockin’ Beats.
1997-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.10.Ed Simons left school with eleven O levels and three A levels.Tom Rowlands achieved nine O levels and three A levels,but I don’t know if any of them were for Chemistry.
This song is filed under the genre of ‘Big Beat’ music,which normally consists of heavy and distorted drum beats,synthesizers and sampled loops of 1960’s and 1970’s Funk,Soul,Jazz and Rock music.Other successful acts of Big Beat include The Prodigy(see also best songs 925) and Fatboy Slim(see also best songs 760.)
The drums on this track sample a song called ‘Changes’ by Bernard Purdie,the opening bass riff resembles the guitar intro from the Pink Floyd song ‘Let There Be More Light’ and the vocals are sampled from ‘Gucci Again’ a 1989 song from Schoolly D who is recognised as the first ever ‘Gangsta Rapper.’
‘Back with another one of those block rockin’ beats.We’re ’bout ready to rock steady.’
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