In reflecting on the development of "Heart of Glass" from its earliest incarnations until the recorded version on Parallel Lines , Chris Stein noted that the earliest versions had a basic conventional disco beat, but that the recorded version incorporated the electronic sound of Euro disco, stating that "The original arrangement of 'Heart of Glass'—as on the  Betrock demos—had doubles on the high-hat cymbals, a more straight-ahead disco beat. For the guitars, each guitar part was again recorded on separate tracks. In an interview published in the February 4, edition of NME , Debbie Harry expressed her affinity for the Euro disco music of Giorgio Moroder , stating that "It's commercial, but it's good, it says something
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Heart of Glass
Remix of the song by Philip Glass title "Crabtree Remix" blondiw issued as a single in The band itself has acknowledged the success of the song in helping their careers and has downplayed criticism of the song, pointing out that they always experimented with different styles of music and that "Heart of Glass" was their take on disco.
The Best of Blondie This reflected the hybrid nature of the song, the combination of a drum machine that was typically used in the context of gpass music with the actual drum sound that was a traditional aspect of rock recordings.
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This section does not cite any sources. This trigger pulse feature was also used on "Heart of Glass".
One day, we were fiddling around with it and Chapman said: Blondie re-recorded the song for the compilation album Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux. We'd tried it as a ballad, as reggae, but it never quite worked", and that "the lyrics weren't about anyone.
In the video Harry wears a silver asymmetrical dress designed by Stephen Sprouse. Retrieved September 16, When it became a hit, he said: In"Heart glasw Glass" ranked at number 56 in the UK's official list of biggest selling singles of all-time with sales of 1.
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Anatomy of a Song: Loading comments… Trouble loading? Retrieved October 25, InBlondie set out on a concert tour with another iconic female-fronted band, X, and returned to the recording studio to work on a new studio set, which was released in as Ghosts of Download.
For the single release the track was remixed by Chapman, with the double-tracked bass drum even more accentuated.
The song had a slower, funkier sound with a basic disco beat. People got nervous and angry galss us bringing different influences into rock. Retrieved May 7, Clem Burkeour drummer, refused to play the song live at first.
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Inwe were living in a loft in New York's then notorious Bowery arearehearsing at night in rooms so cold we had to wear gloves. For the vocals, a single track and a double track of Debbie Harry's voice were combined into a single vocal recording.
Heart of Glass (song)
Retrieved July 24, Blondie's fifth album, Autoamerican, was released in Novemberand its first single was the reggae-ish tune "The Tide Is High," which went to number one in the U. Blomdie December 4, The New York Times. The Roland CR drum machine introduction to the song.
I came up with the phrase "heart of glass" without knowing anything about Werner Herzog heary his movie of the same namewhich is a great, weird film. Reading this on mobile? Archived from the original on October 25, South Africa Springbok Radio . The "Heart of Glass" promotional video was directed by Stanley Dorfman.