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Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)

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Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#0
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:56am
in the middle of "good-bye love", in the cemetary ( i guess now where goodbye love ends) does it sould like "lean on me"
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#1
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:58am
Which part exactly?
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#2
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:59am
The very, very end of the first segment (where the song ends in the movie) -- the instrumentals. No, you aren't sniffing glue, it sounds exactly like "Lean on Me."
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#3
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:59am
I'll be damned if you are sniffing glue. What does it smell like? lol
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#4
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:02am
i think they designed elmers's orange caps to fit perfectly into the nostril
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#5
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:02am
sounds a bit similar, but it's just a slowed down version of Take Me or Leave mes opening
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#6
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:06am
I have always thought that, too.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#7
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:06am
Yes, it does sound like "Lean on Me"

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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#8
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:54am
Yes, I always thought so too.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#9
Posted: 12/21/05 at 11:56am
does anyone have the sheet music that can check?? i dont know if it is the same in the show.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#10
Posted: 12/21/05 at 12:01pm
It sounds exactly like Lean On Me. When it started I was like why are they playing this? It seems weirdly out of context especially for someone that wouldn't previously know the music.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#11
Posted: 12/21/05 at 12:41pm
Glad I am not the only person who thought that.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#12
Posted: 12/21/05 at 12:45pm
It is in fact a slower version of Take Me or Leave Me.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#13
Posted: 12/21/05 at 12:51pm
Yeah, if you listen carefully it is a slowed-down version of the opening chords of Take Me Or Leave Me. It does sound like Lean on Me, though.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#14
Posted: 12/21/05 at 12:52pm
I always thought that too.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#15
Posted: 12/21/05 at 2:22pm
i guess it sounds a little like it....but it always just sounded like tmolm to me.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#16
Posted: 12/21/05 at 2:27pm
yep...in fact, i'm pretty sure they're the same progression of chords only inverted or in another key or something.

i've always wondered where larson got the inspiration for his music - having been a just-starting composer, i wouldn't be surprised that some of his influences would seep through onto his shows. if so, it says nothing terrible about larson. in fact, it says that he was by instinct able to recognize riffs and chord combinations that worked - which is why we like the music in rent!

you could look at it the other way around too: the begginning of take me or leave me is a sped up version of lean on me. just a thought.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#17
Posted: 12/21/05 at 2:34pm
Lean on me was like the back up song for my junior high choir... i can't listen to it anymore. Ugh. So it drove me a little crazy at first in the movie... but now I don't really care so much.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#18
Posted: 12/21/05 at 3:38pm
I noticed that the first time I heard the song on the soundtrack. I don't know why they changed it, but it seems to work.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#19
Posted: 12/21/05 at 3:46pm
I always thought it was TMOLM but I also thought it does sound like that. Interesting.
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#20
Posted: 12/21/05 at 4:29pm
zzannahk says: i think they designed elmers's orange caps to fit perfectly into the nostril

I KNOW...but i dont think you can get high off of elmers...if i'm not mistaken...

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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#21
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:24pm
I AGREE COMPLETELY! The moment I heard it I asked a bunch of people and NOBODY agreed with me! Bless you zzannahk, you have made me feel sane again1
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re: Am I sniffing glue or ... (RENT related)#22
Posted: 12/21/05 at 10:29pm
lol- I can't believe this was noticed. My friend, who has never seen RENT before, made this remark in the movie and I told her to shut up and watch. So weird people so think alike...
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