Re: April Wine
Posted by: Eric Abrahamsen ()
Date: January 27, 2001 10:56PM

Like REO, April Wine never really struck me as great songwriters. Most of the early albums have one or two songs that stand out, but comes across as standard hard rock for the most part. The late 70's albums from "First Glance" onwards became more commercially sucsessful to a point, but not very original.
Like REO Speedwagon, I can't listen to a complete April Wine album from begininng to end. I just loose interest.

If you want to get into the band, I would recommend a couple of the compilations that were out on CD. I don't know if they are still in print? Avoid the early 90's reunion CD's at all costs, and don't let anyone tell you the Greenway solo album is an AOR Classic. It's not.

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AOR band recommendations? 218 Gabe 01/27/2001 01:39PM
Re: April Wine 147 Susumu 01/27/2001 02:35PM
Re: April Wine141 Eric Abrahamsen 01/27/2001 10:56PM
Re: April Wine 173Phil01/28/2001 06:57AM
Re: April Wine 165 Eric Abrahamsen 01/28/2001 07:11AM
Re: April Wine 159Phil01/28/2001 01:19PM
Re: April Wine=awesome 150 wayne 01/29/2001 02:32AM
Re: AOR band recommendations? 146 Susumu 01/27/2001 02:43PM
Re: AOR band recommendations? 121Phil01/28/2001 07:00AM
Re: AOR band recommendations?URIAH HEEP! 150 KAOS FAN 01/27/2001 03:19PM
Re: Morales & Heartland? 166 Eric Abrahamsen 01/27/2001 11:07PM
Well...... 177Jack01/28/2001 05:24AM
Re: One of the Older Guys 162 Eric Abrahamsen 01/28/2001 05:41AM
Re: One of the Older Guys 150 Carl 01/28/2001 06:19AM
Re: One of the Older Guys 153 Eric Abrahamsen 01/28/2001 08:52AM
Re: One of the Older Guys 146 Carl 01/28/2001 09:52AM
I'm not that old ... 148 Misterpomp 01/28/2001 08:43PM
Heartland... very over-rated 143 koogles 01/28/2001 05:30AM
Re: Morales & Heartland?ERIC! 165 KAOS FAN 01/28/2001 11:59AM
Re: Morales & Heartland?ERIC! 192 Eric Abrahamsen 01/28/2001 10:32PM
Re: Morales & Heartland?ERIC! 156 KAOS FAN 01/29/2001 05:22PM
Re: AOR band recommendations?URIAH HEEP! 160 Gabe 01/28/2001 08:14AM
Re: AOR band recommendations?URIAH HEEP! 154 KAOS FAN 01/28/2001 11:46AM
Re: AOR band recommendations?URIAH HEEP! 182 sharxfan 01/30/2001 08:13AM
Re: The List 159 Eric Abrahamsen 01/27/2001 11:44PM
You're right... 131 Misterpomp 01/28/2001 12:46AM
Re: You're right... 137 koogles 01/28/2001 06:16AM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 149 Eric Abrahamsen 01/28/2001 07:33AM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 157 Carl 01/28/2001 09:59AM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 150 Tinger 01/28/2001 11:12AM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 167Phil01/28/2001 01:26PM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 190Steve01/28/2001 12:17PM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 186cdnw-Songhaus and Escape Reiss01/28/2001 08:06PM
Re: Song Haus & Escape 167 Carl 01/28/2001 09:43PM
Some of those ... 168 Misterpomp 01/28/2001 08:35PM
Some of those ... 152 Misterpomp 01/28/2001 08:30PM

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