RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!!
Posted by: Kevin ()
Date: January 11, 2001 03:18PM

Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) wrote:
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Well guys , one thing that I haven/t ever understood is how come great AOR acts dare to change their classic magic style approaching into a much harder sound in order to gain a major audience , risky step for some of them I might add at this point !!.

One clear name that jumps in my head at the moment it/d be SURVIVOR that after 2 wonderful AOR classic albums in a row then came " Too hot to sleep " , where they crearly tried to have
a peek into a much harder driving sound , anyway that album also had its AOR magic sparks like " Desperate Dreams" , what a tune for getting you in the mood of some bigger things !! .

actually, THTS was a clear attempt of going back to the 4 Dave Bickler-voiced cds prior to Jimi Jamison's joining with Vital Signs because the band thought they were getting "too soft"--and overall is more representative of the true "classic" Survivor sound of mixing the AOR elements with the more hard rock sounds as exemplified by Premonition and Eye of the Tiger.

Kevin

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AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 179 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/11/2001 01:57PM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 109 koogles 01/11/2001 02:50PM
Commenting on AOR lawmaker Koogles... 110 Sven 01/11/2001 05:53PM
Slang was alternately angry and depressing 139 koogles 01/12/2001 01:00AM
RE: Slang 112 Ace 01/12/2001 01:06AM
RE: Slang was alternately angry and depressing 113 sfk kurt 01/12/2001 02:42AM
RE: Slang was alternately angry and depressing 113 coco 01/12/2001 04:54AM
RE: Slang was alternately angry and depressing 117Surfpunk01/13/2001 08:31AM
RE: Def Lep & Tesla concert... 124 Don 01/13/2001 09:48AM
RE: Def Lep & Tesla concert... 126Surfpunk01/15/2001 06:50AM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!!98 Kevin 01/11/2001 03:18PM
Exactly 121 Mister Pomp 01/11/2001 06:20PM
RE: Exactly.. well maybe not 109 Eric Abrahamsen 01/11/2001 10:01PM
RE: Exactly.. well maybe not 121 koogles 01/12/2001 01:05AM
back to the Survivor singer arguement...again 108 Kevin 01/12/2001 06:52AM
RE: Exactly 115 Kevin 01/12/2001 07:01AM
RE: Hey kevin ... how about that songs ... 130 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 01/12/2001 09:44AM
RE: Hey kevin ... how about that songs ... 117 Kevin 01/12/2001 10:24AM
Vital Signs is the epitome of AOR! 116 koogles 01/12/2001 01:07PM
RE: Vital Signs is the epitome of AOR! 125 Kevin 01/12/2001 02:02PM
RE: Vital Signs is the epitome of AOR! 124John01/13/2001 08:33AM
RE: Vital Signs is the epitome of AOR! 125 Kevin 01/13/2001 04:26PM
Singin' 115 Dave 01/13/2001 06:54PM
That's the thing - (almost) total disagreement 132 Mister Pomp 01/12/2001 06:19PM
RE: New England 106 Eric Abrahamsen 01/12/2001 09:59PM
Neither P.U.N.K. nor DDT... 105 koogles 01/12/2001 11:32PM
RE: Neither P.U.N.K. nor DDT... 135 Mister Pomp 01/13/2001 04:53AM
RE: Neither P.U.N.K. nor DDT... 137 Carl 01/13/2001 06:26AM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 130John Q01/11/2001 04:44PM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 92Peter M. Bietenholz01/11/2001 05:44PM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 127 KAOS FAN 01/11/2001 05:52PM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 99 Daniel 01/11/2001 09:28PM
And a little metal on the side 107 Sven 01/12/2001 01:34AM
RE: And a little metal on the side 123 Daniel 01/12/2001 04:10AM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 113 Kevin 01/12/2001 07:07AM
Dokken & Reb Beach 126 Ace 01/12/2001 01:01AM
RE: Dokken & Reb Beach 110Peter M. Bietenholz01/12/2001 05:53AM
RE: Dokken & Reb Beach 144 Ace 01/12/2001 10:01PM
RE: Dokken & Reb Beach 109Peter M. Bietenholz01/13/2001 12:37AM
RE: Dysfunctional 103 Lynchbox 01/13/2001 06:04AM
RE: Dysfunctional 139Peter M. Bietenholz01/13/2001 07:43AM
RE: AOR acts sneaking around with HARD ROCK !!! 154 Kevin 01/12/2001 07:15AM
Slang 104 alex siedler 01/12/2001 02:24AM
OPEN YOUR FREAKIN' MINDS! 115Gav01/12/2001 04:43AM
Open your mind and anything will get in... 109 koogles 01/12/2001 12:47PM
We couldn't have that, could we? 132 Mister Pomp 01/12/2001 06:13PM
RE: We couldn't have that, could we? 94 Eric Abrahamsen 01/12/2001 10:03PM
And I'm going through a... 120Surfpunk01/13/2001 08:36AM


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