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Bad Case Of Loving You
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By Robert Palmer

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Choral Choir (SATB) - Level 3 - Digital Download
By Robert Palmer. By John Moon Martin. Arranged by Eric Hagmann. A Cappella. Octavo. 8 pages. Eric Hagmann #3692383. Published by Eric Hagmann (A0.796809).

Item Number: A0.796809

An SATB + Solo contemporary a cappella arrangement of "Bad Case of Loving You" by Robert Palmer.  Released in 1978 by John Moon Martin and then covered the very next year by Robert Palmer, this driving-rock spin on the traditional blues form fits perfectly as a piece just for voices.  Contains alternate lyrics which could be used by a female soloist.  

In the hands of a skilled vocal percussionist, the propulsive rhythm of "Bad Case" thumps alongside the bass; thus laying the groundwork for your soloist and setting the electric tone for the entire song.  Rather than mimicking the guitar licks of the original piece, the supporting vocals fill the void between phrases and then pack a true punch when finally getting to the chorus that we all know and love.  At the bridge, the bass has a moment to shine on the melody before handing it off to the altos to finish the section.  This is followed directly by a unique departure from the original tune - a breakdown where all but one section drops out.  Over a short time, each part layers themselves back into the texture, thus building to an exciting climax where the vocal percussionist resumes the original groove along with the full support of the rest of your singers.

High energy and lots of fun, this arrangement is great for your high school or college ensemble!  .

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