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Old October 1 2012, 04:00 PM   #16
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Re: Bear McCreary vs. Other Composers

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I tend to assume that the similarities between prior film scores and BSG tracks come down to the temp-love the producers constantly berated themselves for whenever talking about the music. Though, oddly, I've never seen anyone track down the one instance they explicitly cited, where the track "Pegasus" was inspired by a piece by the Psychedelic Furs. Any fans of that band around here who can figure out which song that was?
Sorry to bump such an old thread, but I got to wondering about this myself. Not a fan, but I did a little digging around on YouTube and I'm pretty much certain it was their 1980 piece "India." Have a listen to the first 2:30, then skip to the last 0:20:

That ending with the staccato drumbeat and electric guitar-twang cutoff is pretty much identical to the McCreary version.
Wow, yeah. The influence there is quite obvious. I like it!
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