Politics What’s With the Spitting?
posted by July 2 at 9:36 AMon
This in from ĎKrissyí:
I hate it when I go see bands and they spit. Whatís with the spitting? Itís disgusting. The band I saw last weekend wasnít even doing anything that rigorous and the bass player kept spitting. He spit at the edge of the stage and it went on my friend, Melissa and we left because some of it went in her eye.
Well Krissy, youíre right. Some people in bands spit. Bass players do tend to spit more. Iím sure the bass player is sorry some of it went in Melissaís eye.
Singers often times need to clear their throat. One way to do that is spitting. Other times spitting is for effect. Have you ever spat and rocked, Krissy? For some people, it is exhilarating.
I think when done correctly, at the right moment, and with the acceptable kind of spit, it can add to the performance value of a set. But it canít be a chunky oyster or anything.
Itís got to be succinct, accurate, power-wad spit. And it canít go in anyoneís eye.