Phil Collins' Against the Odds E-Piano

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Phil Collins' Against the Odds E-Piano

Post by Hook » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:21 pm

Hello, I'm new here so let me introduce myself. I'm just a Canadian guy with a taste for that 80s synth sound. However I also am a hobby musician and I like to dive deep into the instruments of songs.

Now for the song I'm speaking of at the beginning and the end there is an audible EP playing in unison with the piano.

To me it seems to scream Yamaha DX. Definitely FM Synth but not sure which synth it is for sure.

Does anyone know what synth it is?
If it is a DX7 is it a factory patch? And if so what patch is it?

Thanks, it's driving me crazy.

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Re: Phil Collins' Against the Odds E-Piano

Post by rodgre » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:16 pm

Is it possibly a Yamaha CP-series electric piano? I'll have to listen to it. That was kind of the sound of "80's Piano" before the DX-7 digital sound took over.

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Re: Phil Collins' Against the Odds E-Piano

Post by rodgre » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:18 pm

Listening to it now, it sounds like a real piano with strings and whatnot layered with it. Probably a DX-7 playing the bell-like layer?

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