Friday, May 04, 2007

Band Of The Week - Cheap Trick

I still felt today is only Tuesday after the Labour Day and Weesak Day holiday... LOL. Alright, this weekend my band of the week is Cheap Trick.

Cheap Trick in 70's

As usual, let's enjoy some of my selection from Cheap Trick. First will be The Flame, I guess most of you heard that song before, it's a famous commercial love song they ever had. Next will be my favorite tune Surrender, this song is rock and also featured in Guitar Heroes II video game. Following will be I Want You To Want Me, one of their famous tune too. My another favorite song is Ghost Town, this song really nice. Lastly my favorite rock tune That 70's Show, it's the theme song for That 70's Show series.

Click 'Play' to listen


Cheap Trick - The Flame


Cheap Trick - Surrender


Cheap Trick - I Want You To Want Me (Live)


Cheap Trick - Ghost Town


Cheap Trick - That 70's Show


About Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick are an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, that gained popularity in the late 1970s.


The band members are Rick Nielsen (guitarist and main songwriter), Bun E. Carlos (born Brad Carlson) (drums), Robin Zander (vocals and guitars), and Tom Petersson (bass guitar). Though they have had only brief flirtations with mainstream success. The band's biggest hits over the years include "I Want You to Want Me", "Surrender", "Dream Police", "Don't Be Cruel" (a cover of Elvis' hit), and "The Flame".

Cheap Trick in live

One of their trademark from Rick Nielsen is with his famous five-neck guitar.

Rick Nielsen with his five-neck guitar

Cheap Trick - The Classic Rock Band Never Surrender...

Happy Weekend!!!

14 comments:

Iwan Sanchez said...

hahaha!!
the 1st one!!!!

hmmm.. the 5 neck guitar is so unique...
i never see such things..

such things exist ke?

nyonyapenang said...

errm...5-neck guitar ar? never seen before lar. suakoo hor?

moz monster said...

5 neck guitar ... like ... what do you want that for?? is each neck a different guitar - bass, rhythm, etc?

But I gotta admit they sound decent enough ...

Thanks for sharing with us about Cheap Trick !

Gallivanter said...

Also check out "Mighty Wings" from Top Gun and "Wherever Would I Be" (you'll like this if you like "The Flame"... :-)

De Pianist said...

five neck guitar?did he glue all of those guitars?

it looks funky and cool!^^!

_butt said...

cools!

is the band still around now?

happy weekend!

:)

AceOne118 said...

Phewitt!! Rocks!!!

Kenny Ng said...

[iwan]
Of course exist. Guitar really unique, u can design your own with you own taste :)

[nyonyapenang]
Don't say that you are suakoo, now you know about it than even more people :)

[moz monster]
All different setup or tuning. Glad you like their tunes :)

[gallivanter]
Yeah... these 2 also nice, I just can't post all their songs :)

[de pianist]
Haha... Guitars cannot glue one la, the guitar body is 1 piece. It only exist by custom made.

[_butt]
Yes, the band still rocking now :)

[aceone118]
Let's rock!

Simple American said...

Cheap Trick Rocks!!!! I saw them in Germany in 1979 and it was one of the best shows I ever seen. Nielsen is an awesome showman.

Kenny Ng said...

[simple american]
Oh no... not again U saw them before... I'm so jelous.

Zen Master said...

I only know I Want You To Want Me and Surrender. Nevertheless, Cheap Trick is a great band. Mike McCready (Pearl Jam) loves that band, too.

5 neck guitar? How to manouvre it? Must be damn heavy.

Kenny Ng said...

[zen master]
Yeah, they are a great band! I tried to hold a double neck guitar before, it's quite heavy to me, 5 necks I dare not to imagine... haha

Anonymous said...

The first "fiver" weighed in at a hefty twenty eight pounds, and was clearly a burden to lug around the stage.

weighing a mere 22.5 pounds, the latest, yet un-nicknamed five neck was shipped off to Illinois for approval.

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