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Old 05-27-2011, 11:06 AM   #21 (permalink)
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some long songs i really like:

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Old 05-28-2011, 07:54 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Rock songs should be between 3 to 10 minutes long.. thats why Smoke on the Water is a great song

but.. if I had to listen to a pop song for 10 minutes i'd go mental, pop music should be between 3-6 minutes.. since its mostly lyrical
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:55 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Sufjan's cover of You Are the Blood is probably my favourite Sufjan Stevens song, to be honest.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:37 PM   #24 (permalink)
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As long as a song doesn't get too pretentious, it can be as long as it wants to be.

Here's an over 20 minute song.

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Old 05-30-2011, 11:52 AM   #25 (permalink)
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3-4 easily
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Hi. welcome to musicbanter and hope you enjoy it here. have fun!
and to answer your question, i think from 3-4 minutes is fine. 5, it should be interesting.
anything above 6 minutes are generally boring already.
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Most mainstream hits are 3-4 minutes in length, and vocals begin within the first 10 seconds.
Yep,
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Old 06-08-2011, 10:38 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Long songs are almost a necessity in ambient/post-whatever music. I think the best atmospheres are the ones that build slowly, it makes it much more emotional and cinematic.

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Hi. welcome to musicbanter and hope you enjoy it here. have fun!
and to answer your question, i think from 3-4 minutes is fine. 5, it should be interesting.
anything above 6 minutes are generally boring already.
yeah I'm sure a 6 minute Destiny's Child song would be pretty boring.
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yeah I'm sure a 6 minute Destiny's Child song would be pretty boring.
Destiny's Child never had a song more than 5 minutes. it's always under that.
i highly recomend you listen to songs from their 2 albums Writings On The Wall and Survivor and I promise you, you'll thank me.

They did not sold millions of album copies for nothing.
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Destiny's Child never had a song more than 5 minutes. it's always under that.
i highly recomend you listen to songs from their 2 albums Writings On The Wall and Survivor and I promise you, you'll thank me.

They did not sold millions of album copies for nothing.
sold to 14 year old girls of all ages and all over the world
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