Rhtym and Groove Set to Changing Time Signatures and Amazingly Staggering Syncopation
|By AMIR SAID (SA’ID)|
Upon the first listen of The Falcon’s “I Can’t Help It,” you will likely be blown away by the heavy brass-lead opening. But I can assure you that after multiple listens, you will be drawn more to the incredibly dizzying (in a good way) use of time signatures and syncopation. It is absolutely amazing how steady and deliberate the vocal arrangement is, in the face of a beautifully chaotic instrumental arrangement that constantly keeps shifting and darting, belting out big bouts of soul with each movement. I can’t help it: this song is unmistakable genius.
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