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Old October 6th 2008, 03:04 PM
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Default Everlong Whispers - Deciphered!

So thanks to the AWESOMENESS that is rockband Multitracks, I isolated the whispers, and this is what they say (to the best of my ability to listen closely)

(Audacity file posted below -- audacity is a free open-source audio editing tool for multiplatforms, you can download it for free.. google it)


"So Dad would take the Sunday's off, and that's the only time he could ever get any rest, and so, because we were loud on Sundays, He'd make us hold his construction suits over our head, till we'd sleep and they were really heavy, and it only had one sleeve, but we'd start crying, because it's too heavy.. and..."



As promised, here's the audacity project:

http://www.mediafire.com/?zmdnmmlzydx
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Old October 6th 2008, 03:26 PM
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ha i think its better when we didnt know really.
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Old October 6th 2008, 03:46 PM
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haha, wow. that's great.
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Old October 6th 2008, 03:49 PM
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The whispers in Everlong are three different vocal tracks saying three different things.
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Old October 6th 2008, 05:00 PM
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The whispers in Everlong are three different vocal tracks saying three different things.
Nope, looking at the multitrack, which is the master, those are the only whispers.

After going back and listening to the studio version, it seems like it's three different things because of the way it's mixed, and the flipping of audio channels (Left and Right) as he speaks.

There's no other whispering on any other tracks than the two posted above, during that point in the song.
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Old October 6th 2008, 05:45 PM
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ha i think its better when we didnt know really.
I concur!
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Old October 6th 2008, 06:34 PM
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No, there are multiple whisper tracks, and they're all mixed together in the Rock Band multi-tracks.

And you should probably remove that link.
No he's right. One of them was a janitor from the studio's letter to his father...it sounds like that could be the one you tried to decode, but you didn't quite get it.
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Old October 6th 2008, 06:44 PM
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I don't know whats so fascinating about these things.
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Old October 6th 2008, 07:01 PM
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No, there are multiple whisper tracks, and they're all mixed together in the Rock Band multi-tracks.

And you should probably remove that link.

It's no more infringing than the bootlegs in the recordings forum; its not the entire multitrack, literally 10 seconds of whispers, if it's a big deal, the mods can edit it out.
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Nope, looking at the multitrack, which is the master, those are the only whispers.

After going back and listening to the studio version, it seems like it's three different things because of the way it's mixed, and the flipping of audio channels (Left and Right) as he speaks.

There's no other whispering on any other tracks than the two posted above, during that point in the song.
Nah, there must be tracks missing, as the studio version has at least one other piece of dialogue along with the piece about Sundays.
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Old October 6th 2008, 10:21 PM
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I think I prefer not knowing.
And wasting my own time listening to it pretending I could possibly decifer it.
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Nope, looking at the multitrack, which is the master, those are the only whispers.
According to Dave there are three different whispers whispering three different things. He answered the question about what he as saying years ago -- not word for word, but the gist of what each of the three tracks was saying. I'm sure someone here can post Dave's direct quote.
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Old October 7th 2008, 12:11 PM
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[quote=VectorBoy;2845032]So thanks to the AWESOMENESS that is rockband Multitracks, I isolated the whispers, and this is what they say (to the best of my ability to listen closely)

(Audacity file posted below -- audacity is a free open-source audio editing tool for multiplatforms, you can download it for free.. google it)


"So Dad would take the Sunday's off, and that's the only time he could ever get any rest, and so, because we were loud on Sundays, He'd make us hold his construction suits over our head, till we'd sleep and they were really heavy, and it only had one sleeve, but we'd start crying, because it's too heavy.. and..."




Poor you, All that work and everyones argueing with you.
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Old October 7th 2008, 12:20 PM
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I agree with Vector boy, for whatever reason there only appears to be one whispering track on these rock band files. Most of it is very easy to make out, and that wouldn't be possible with more than one track.

Either Dave is telling porkies, or they left some of the whispers out of these rock band tracks. Remember the original multis would be 24-Track, these Rock Band ones have been merged down to 14.
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Default Re: Everlong Whispers - Deciphered!

I got this from it:

so dad would take the sunday's off
and that's the only time he could ever get any rest
and so if we were loud on sundays
he'd make us hold his construction suits over our head
till we'd sleep and they were really heavy
and it only had one sleeve
but we'd start crying because it's too heavy

also, I love rock band
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Either Dave is telling porkies, or they left some of the whispers out of these rock band tracks.
You can hear the extra vocals tracks on the album.
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Old October 8th 2008, 12:33 AM
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Default Re: Everlong Whispers - Deciphered!

Anyone notice that Rock Band fucked around with RHCP's Breaking the Girl?

In the beginning they added drums that are not in the official track. Just something to think about.

First 6 seconds.

No reason they couldn't, wouldn't or didn't fuck around with any other tracks.
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Anyone notice that Rock Band fucked around with RHCP's Breaking the Girl?

In the beginning they added drums that are not in the official track. Just something to think about.

First 6 seconds.

No reason they couldn't, wouldn't or didn't fuck around with any other tracks.
They're not added per-se, they're from the official multi-tracks, they're just not on the record. A lot of recorded songs will have a count-in at the start, but obviously they aren't going to put them on the finished record.
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Old October 8th 2008, 02:56 PM
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This.

They at least have to add a measure of hi-hat hits so people know when to start.

Yes but the song doesn't start with the hi-hat. If it did, that'd be a totally different story.
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Old October 8th 2008, 03:03 PM
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Yes but the song doesn't start with the hi-hat. If it did, that'd be a totally different story.
It's still a count-in though. It sounds EXACTLY the same as the other percussion in the song, so it must be on the real multi-tracks.

Even if it was added by RB, don't you think it's easier to add in that little part than a whole vocal backing track?
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