Things to listen for:
1) Check out the long reverb trail. It has a lot of the high frequencies rolled off so it doesn't get in the way of the vocal. This was a big part of the sound of early Van Halen records.
2) The doubled background vocals. They high part is louder on the right side, while the lower one is slightly louder on the left. You can hear at 2:30 when the release of the backgrounds is different on the left than on the right.
3) Listen to record punch on the scream at 1:23. This was recorded on magnetic tape, and the only way to keep the parts on one track was to punch in and out to fit the parts in.
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