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Anyone get any favourite tracks with killer intros they'd like to share? 

I've got a few that I really love, they kind of build excitement for the song and even though the songs themselves aren't necessarily among my top listens I'll play them just because I love the openings so much. I was working on a blog this morning and that's what got me thinking about it.

My top ones are:

  1. Duran Duran - Rio
  2. Dire Straits - Money for Nothing
  3. Raw Silk - Journey of No Return
  4. Chris Rea - Road to Hell (the extended version)

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First ones that come to mind for me would be

  1. AC/DC - Thunderstruck
  2. Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle
  3. Def Leppard - Rock of Ages
  4. Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train

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Another topic where I could suggest many tracks. Here's a few that i've loved over the years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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31 minutes ago, simo said:

Hurricane - Over The Edge

 

 

Yes!!!

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11 hours ago, Crazysam said:

First ones that come to mind for me would be

  1. AC/DC - Thunderstruck
  2. Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle
  3. Def Leppard - Rock of Ages
  4. Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train

Ah, you're the 2nd person who's mentioned the Ozzy Osbourne one to me so I will give that a listen first :banger:

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2 hours ago, Darkstone said:

Yes!!!

ah and 2 votes for this so I'll listen to that after Ozzy Osborne. Yaaayyy hopefully I'll find some new favourites for myself too

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3 hours ago, Darkstone said:

Another topic where I could suggest many tracks. Here's a few that i've loved over the years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wow, that House of Lords opener - awesome!

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I've always liked the intro / beginning of W.A.S.P.'s ''The Idol'' , not the dialogue at the beginning but the part with ''Will I be alone this morning, will I need my friends'' and the way it rolls into the part of the song with the acoustic guitar riff and the ''If I could only stand'' part. Unfortunately that whole part is cut off in this video

 

 

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Drive She Said - Drivin Wheel :)

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On 12/5/2017 at 8:32 AM, Darkstone said:

A few more of my faves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still I'm not seeing Icon in your posts and I'm getting worried... ;)

 

 

Mr. Big - Had Enough (the original version, not the disgrace that's the remastered version, and, sadly, the only one uploaded in spotify)

 

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16 hours ago, kourosofsteel3 said:

 

 

Still I'm not seeing Icon in your posts and I'm getting worried... ;)

 

 

Mr. Big - Had Enough (the original version, not the disgrace that's the remastered version, and, sadly, the only one uploaded in spotify)

 

You're spot on about the remastered version of "Had Enough" mate. Absolute travesty. 

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On 12/10/2017 at 2:24 AM, Darkstone said:

You're spot on about the remastered version of "Had Enough" mate. Absolute travesty. 

Hate it when they pointlessly remaster a song and ruin it

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3 hours ago, Darkstone said:

Great intro. 

 

Oooh yes I like that one!

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I love the keyboards intros from the 80's.

These ones for an example. Massive songs.

 

 

 

 

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5 hours ago, Stefan said:

I love the keyboards intros from the 80's.

These ones for an example. Massive songs.

 

 

 

 

I always loved "Obsession". Pure 80's.

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Although they're not normal HH fare, I've always had an appreciation for "The Cure". I don't think you could call them a Rock band, having said that, this track does rock IMO.

 

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Some of those remind me of Catch Me I'm Falling (Extended) - Real Life

 

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How about this one

 

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Not just a killer intro but a killer classic perfect song period!

 

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