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DRUM COVER: "Breakout" by Swing Out Sister

Here is my obscure 80s cover of Swing Out Sister's, "Breakout." This song is really their only hit, from the album, "It's Better To Travel," released in 1987. For the longest time, I thought this was Gloria Estefan LOL.


The chorus melody popped into my head out of nowhere and I couldn't accurately remember the lyrics, so it was kind of a pain trying to find this song. Good thing for SoundHound and being able to mumble/hum them lyrics/melody!


It was so strange because usually, I have to hear a song and say, "Oh yeah, I remember this song!" But this time, it came from out of nowhere. I hadn't heard it on the radio or tv or at a mall or grocery store or anything. Obviously, it made me want to do a drum cover, especially since the drums are pretty cool and I had a rhythm in my head that I thought might sound pretty good.


Let me know what you think

Song: Breakout

Artist: Swing Out Sister

Album: It's Better to Travel (1987 Mercury Records)

Original Drummer: Martin Jackson

Music: Drumless Track via XTRAX Stems

Take Count: 18

 

Equipment:

- DW Design Piano Black Drumset

9x10, 10x12, 14x16, 18x22

- Ludwig Black Beauty 5x14 Snare Drum

- DW Blue Pearl Oyster 5x12 Side Snare

- Paiste Cymbals

6" Paiste Signature Splash

8" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Splash

10" Paiste PSTx Swiss Splash

14" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Hi-Hats

18" Paiste Signature Full Crash

18" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark I Crash

18" Paiste Signature Precision China

22" Paiste Signature Dark Energy Mark II Ride

- RhythmTech Mounted Tambourine

- Pearl HH3 ChaBELLa Horatio Hernandez Cowbell

- ProMark 5B Balance Rebound Wood Sticks

- Roland TM-2 Acoustic Drum Trigger Module

- ddrum AcousticPro Kick Trigger

- ddrum AcousticPro Dual Zone Snare Drum Trigger

- DW Hardware & drumheads

- Audix drum microphones (i5, D2, D4, D6)

- MXL Mogami 603S Overhead Microphone Pair

- Røde NT1-A vocal microphone

- Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera

- GoPro Hero 5 Black

- GoPro Hero 8 Black (x3)

- Behringer U-Phoria UMC-1820 Interface

- Behringer Digital UltraGain ADA8200 8-Channel PreAmp

- Obeamiu 5600k USB Studio Lighting Kit 3-Pack

- Apple iMac 27" Retina 2019

- Logic Pro X

- Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2021

- Adobe After Effects CC 2021

- Adobe Photoshop CC 2021

 

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