Re: C' can't be serious?
Posted by: Phil#1 ()
Date: February 05, 2001 07:00PM

I'm not Rick Springfield's biggest fan by any means, but I can't understand for the life of me how anyone could think he can't write ballads. Honeymoon In Beirut is one of the best songs ever written, as is The Power Of Love (that fretless bass kills me!).
Incidentally, Rick didn't actually write State Of The Heart, he just added the middle section to an old Eric McCusker (Sp?) song.

Phil #1
P.S. I can understand if there are some songs that you have trouble listening to. I find the lyrics to My Father's Chair, for instance, a little TOO close to my personal situation.

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Rick Springfield and other acts who suck at ballad 298 koogles 02/05/2001 01:38PM
C' can't be serious? 174 Andrew 02/05/2001 05:57PM
Re: C' can't be serious?155 Phil#1 02/05/2001 07:00PM
Phil mate... 183 Andrew 02/05/2001 09:03PM
Mid-tempo does not equal power ballad 222 koogles 02/05/2001 11:23PM
Affair of the Heart a ballad??? 189 Bladesian 02/06/2001 03:51AM
Affair or State of the Heart? 158 koogles 02/06/2001 04:36AM
Re: Affair of the Heart a ballad??? 155 Richard 02/06/2001 06:50AM
Re: Affair of the Heart a ballad??? 174 Bladesian 02/06/2001 02:41PM
Re: Rick Springfield and other acts who suck at ba 161 croman 02/06/2001 03:31AM
Whilst not a 'power ballad'... 166Surfpunk02/06/2001 04:26AM
Rick USED to write good ballads 168 koogles 02/06/2001 04:44AM

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