Episode from the podcastThe Noise Pop Podcast

Best Songs in Odd Time II

Released Thursday, 24th October 2013
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The Best Songs in Odd Time IIThis week we are revisiting that juicy, albeit nerdy, topic of odd time signatures in popular music. Our first podcast on this topic, back in April, demonstrated that we were only scratching the surface - so we're back now to show off 10 more songs that effectively utilize odd time signatures in rock. Enjoy! 1. "5-4=Unity" - Pavement, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (5/4)2. "15 Step" - Radiohead, In Rainbows (5/4)3. "Moon" - Bjork, Biophilia (17/8)4. "Wuthering Heights" - Kate Bush, The Kick Inside (Chorus is 4/4, 2/4,3/4)5. "Blockhead" - Devo, Duty Now For The Future (11/8)6. "I Say A Little Prayer" - Aretha Franklin, Aretha Now (10/4 verse, 11/ 4 chorus)7. "Demons" - The National, Trouble Will Find Me (7/4)8. "Cygnus, Vismund Cygnus" - The Mars Volta, Frances The Mute (3/4, 4/4, 23/8, 16/8... )9. "Modern Man" - Arcade Fire, The Suburbs (9/8)10. "Strange Reuninons" - Yeasayer, Odd Blood (5/4, 6/4, 5/4, 4/4)

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