Fast Lane

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  • Bassist Dave Ellefson (from MusicRadar.com): "Fast Lane was a funny one. As a bass player, it was all about learning some fancy licks, going into the studio and having the producer say, 'Man, can't you just play some eighth notes?' [laughs] This song was me hunkering down and knocking it out and making my wrist a fulcrum. I'm just playing eighth notes, sixteenth notes, holding down the fort. I got going and locked in with the drums, and pretty soon, I didn't even know the tune was over – I was in the zone. Another cool driving song. You put this one on in your car, and you're flying."

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