Best backing vocals

Is it Midnight Train To Georgia? It is isn’t it?

Is this just going to be a thread about Kim Deal? Because it probably should be.

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Whole album really

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always loved the backing vocals on the night they drove old dixie down

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I was thinking Mike Mills

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Lots of Matt Sharp’s contributions to Weezer. Often in a falsetto but mixed well on records so it wasn’t overbearing

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It’s Think by Aretha innit

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Or I Say A Little Prayer, which is basically 90% BVs?

in the chorus maybe? not as a whole?

I just love the punctuation of the BVs in Think mixed with their actual contribution to the lyrics. “Jus’a Child!” So fucking joyous

The Band in general, m9.

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Young Americans with Luther Vandross on backing vocals.

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Near Wild Heaven was the first thing I thought of when I saw the thread title

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Or Satellite of Love with Bowie on backing vocals

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These Days <3

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Yeah the interplay between the backing and lead really makes this a truly great song rather than a really good one for me.

If we’re talking Graceland, I’d say Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes or I Know What I Know. Backing vocals in those are stunning.