This song is built around a guitar hook reminiscent of spy film scores and surf music. It has a twelve bar blues progression, using only three chords until the coda. The eleven cries of "Batman! A long-held myth purports that the chorus is actually a group of horns.
Adam West's book Back to the Batcave also fuels this rumor by claiming the chorus is instrumental, not vocal.
However, Neal Heftithe writer of the theme, stated that the chorus was made up of eight singers, one of whom jokingly wrote on his part, "word and music by Neal Hefti". According to Burlingame, the song consisted of "bass guitar, low brass and percussion to The Taste Of Ink (Live At SOMA) - The Used - Take It Away a driving rhythm, while an eight-voice chorus sings 'Batman!
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