Definition of backing track in English:

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backing track


A recorded musical accompaniment, especially for a soloist to play or sing along with.
Example sentences
  • He began a solo career singing along to backing tracks on a tape recorder.
  • Too frequently, the music sounds like backing tracks awaiting a great soloist to step forward; too infrequently one does.
  • He was used to arriving at a studio to find the backing tracks already recorded.

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Syllabification: back·ing track

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