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Someone sped up Sleep, and it’s still great

Posted by on September 5, 2014

Want to hear the best Clutch song they never wrote? Just take Sleep’s “Dragonaut,” one of the most iconic songs in their catalog, and speed it up by 50%. That’s what Youtube user carace777 did, and as good as the original is, a version of it that’s four minutes instead of six is possibly even better. With the vocals pitch-corrected and the music sped up, if a band not named Sleep released this as a new song, it would be an instant favorite new band. All the riffiness is there, Al Cisneros’ vocals and bass are there, and all is good in the world, if slightly faster. Here’s what the original sounds like:

[via Metal Injection]

 

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