Re: Sykes re Coverdale
Posted by: Irwin m fletcher ()
Date: November 17, 2017 09:30AM

Hustler Wrote:
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> Irwin m fletcher Wrote:
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> > So who bought the deluxe version of 1987....i
> > originally decided no....but now i want it for
> > Christmas ;-)
>
> I did. The remaster is definitely louder, but not
> really an improvement to my ears- the Axe Killer
> remaster from several years ago is still the best
> sounding remaster I've heard. The remixes are ok,
> but not anything so different as to be earth
> shattering. Really no compelling reason to buy
> unless you're interested in the bonus live stuff
> and demos.
>
> The Snakeskin Boots live disc is a decent
> soundboard recording and the performance is a very
> good representation of that line up.
>
> The evolutions disc is by far the most interesting
> thing in the set, with early rehearsal thru demo
> recordings of most of the album. The performances
> are fantastic, much heavier than Olsen's glossy
> over the top production. But most importantly it
> provides all the evidence you'd ever need as to
> how those songs came together and how integral
> Sykes was to making that album what it is. As Cov
> himself says, "it took me back to, at that time,
> John and I were really good. You can hear the
> creativity, the juice, the electricity between us,
> the attitude, my singing. It’s only cassette
> copies that we ran through restoration apps
> forever to get as good quality as possible for the
> fans, but you can hear the potential of John Sykes
> and David Coverdale, when there was no one else
> around us. It’s when we took everything to Los
> Angeles, and then L.A. started f---ing around with
> us, for whatever reason, things started to unravel
> somewhat... But my God, talk about a game changer,
> it was huge."
>
> As I said in a previous post, neither one could
> have made that album without the other, and
> neither one ever did again. Much like "Coverdale/
> Page", I've come to see 1987 as the one-off
> "Coverdale/ Sykes" album more so than a
> "Whitesnake" album.

Cheers mate. I was in 2 minds if to get it or not but to be honest i wasn't that really bothered about the evolutions cd...i was more interested in the album...but if its nothing special then i might just leave it. Overall the actual box looks lovely though.

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