23 September 2017

RODDY BOTTUM | 10 Best Keyboard Parts ....Chosen By You


Roddy Bottum is a founding member of Faith No More and is single-handedly responsible for making keyboards within guitar based music,cool.
In a predominantly heterosexual place he has become somewhat a gay icon and an inspiration to many.

“If someone had a problem with it, I don't think they would address that to my face. Bigotry is chickenshit, you know? The Klan wore masks because they were ashamed to show their faces. The people who would have a problem with a gay keyboard player wouldn't do it publicly; they would talk about it behind my back. So that way, I didn't see a whole lot of resistance. On the flip side, though, I got, and still get, kids who high-five and say, 'That's so awesome you did that. Thanks for coming out back in the day. It made it easier for me. It opened a window for me.' It's a super-sweet thing I was able to do with my life that helped others. Kids still struggle, and puberty is a hard enough time with figuring out who you are without having to deal with preconceptions and bigotry. For my nieces and nephews, it's such a blasé thing to talk about. They don't care about it. In a weird way, it takes away from the allure from what it was back then. I kind of prefer being hated, you know what I mean? It was interesting when I had a point to make and I stood out. There was a danger to being misunderstood.” - Roddy 2015



Here is a list of Roddy's ten best keyboard parts as chosen by you.....

As The Worm Turns


Be Aggressive


Edge Of The World



Mouth To Mouth



Woodpecker From Mars




Jizzlobber


RV




The Cowboy Song




Evidence



Superhero

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