Discotheque (5:13)

Cover of Pop

From Pop and 16 other releases

Discothèque is the lead single and first track from the album Pop. It got to #1 on the charts in many countries including the US Modern Rock chart and UK Singles Chart in February 1997.
It begins with a distorted acoustic guitar that is passed through a loud amplifier and a filter pedal, along with being processed through an ARP 2600 synthesizer. The song’s riff and techno / funk dance rhythm are then introduced. The break in the song’s rhythm section features guitar sounds utilizing “Big Cheese”, an effects pedal made by Lovetone.

Discotheque contains a sample from “Fane” by Freeform and written by Simon Pike.

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