Chris Vrenna and Clint Walsh started a synthpop/rock band in the late ’90s that would have a special place in my heart for the rest of my life.
After realizing my passion for Tweaker and their creative genius, I found myself wondering what the five greatest Tweaker songs of all time would be. And then after some more internal debating, I finally figured out what that list might look like. Now, let’s jump in and see which songs make the cut.
DOOM 3 Theme
I can’t imagine a greater opportunity for Tweaker that is better than the one they got creating the title song for DOOM 3. I mean, the way they’ve incorporated synthpop sounds and instruments into the ominous music that captures the spirit of DOOM is just incredible.
From start to finish this piece is amazing, and I wouldn’t rather have anything else playing when I get frustrated, and rage quit. I find it to be kind of calming, while it also gives me the feeling of being quite on edge. It’s hard to describe, but above all else – it’s nostalgic.
I think this song easily deserves its spot at #1, and if anybody disagrees with me, then I highly suggest that you check out that youtube clip before making any assumptions.
Worse Than Yesterday
Worse Than Yesterday can be a song that not many people enjoy, but it has to be one of my favorites. It begins with a strange and edgy series of noises – maybe one of those corn things that people drag a stick across.
Either way, once the piano kicks in, the entire mood of the song changes. It really gives you a feeling of hopelessness – not that that’s a bad thing. It’s just not something your average Viber would find enjoyable.
Tweaker is already quite an acquired taste, so if you’ve made it this far then, you’ll probably love this one. Chris Vrenna really knew what he was doing when he created these songs. You can almost hear the very year this song came out just by its melody and vocals alone. It’s pretty damn catchy too when you really listen to it.
Take Me Alive
Tweaker just can’t seem to stop coming out with strange little hits like “Take Me Alive” and I’m absolutely loving it. Now that all of this alternative music of the past has resurfaced thanks to a strange alternative wave, I’m starting to realize how much better Tweaker is than any other alternative that’s come out in the past ten years.
The vocals in this song have to be my favorite part. I mean, don’t get me wrong – the beat and guitar riff are a catch an all, but the range of vocal strength these guys are capable of should be a marvel of the world, more well-known than the Mona Lisa
The second act of the song is filled with a little more beat-heavy compositions, filled with multiplayer vocals and even a little keyboard action. I love this song, and I hope that after you listen to it a few times, you’ll see what I’m talking about.