RE: Takin' the PISS of those SO CALLED reliable ..
Posted by: koogles ()
Date: December 31, 2000 01:53AM

Hey Melodic Lover! Cool post buddy! (Especially the shout-out to me at the end!) ;)
Anyway, I totally agree with you! I think people who offer their opinion on CDs should listen to the album at least 4 or 5 times before making a statement. When I bought the Flesh and Blood "Blues For Daze" CD a couple years ago, I was expecting a Tyketto CD! Well, suffice to say, I was disappointed at first. After I stopped wanting to hear "Strength in Numbers Part 2", I began truly enjoying the CD for what it was. Had I passed judgement after one listen, I'm sure my words would have been negative.

Secondly, people have got to start making better comparisons. Last month, for example, someone compared White Heat to Blvd. Blvd is quite a bit lighter (more west-coast sounding) than White Heat. I think a lot of people make lazy comparisons out there. Bands are guilty of it too. Didn't Neal Schon say the new Journey CD was supposed to be their "rock" record. Of the "Van Halen 3" CD, Eddie said it was the album he's been wanting to make all along. Or the silliest thing I've ever heard... coming from David Lee Roth (surprise!), who said the reason his "Crazy From the Heat" album was an EP was because most albums only have 4 good songs anyway, so he just omitted the crap!

How many times have I heard a band say their new CD is "the best thing they've ever done?" or "a return to the old sound" only to purchase it and learn otherwise?

koogles

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Takin' the PISS of those SO CALLED reliable ... 147 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 12/30/2000 08:24AM
Well... 126 Andrew 12/30/2000 08:38AM
RE: Well... 113 Ron (Holland) 12/30/2000 08:20PM
RE: Well... 112 Phil 12/31/2000 10:34PM
RE: Well.To Phill 123 Ron (Holland) 01/02/2001 05:40AM
RE: Well... 103Tony M01/02/2001 08:53PM
RE: Well... 111 Peter M. Bietenholz 01/02/2001 09:36PM
RE: Well... 118 Phil 01/03/2001 02:27AM
RE: Well said Phil !!!! 116 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/03/2001 07:01AM
RE: Takin' the PISS of those SO CALLED reliable ..116 koogles 12/31/2000 01:53AM
RE: Takin' the PISS of those SO CALLED reliable .. 115 sfk kurt 12/31/2000 03:19AM


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