TOR...track oriented rock
Posted by: Tavas ()
Date: June 25, 2001 03:23AM

Hi zappacosta,

I'm not sure about it but I think I wrote the post you were referring to about e.g. preferring 3 great tracks + 10 fillers above 13 "good to average" tracks..

and I still think like often don't you listen to an album thinking, well there are some very good tracks but the total picture is not that example:

A couple of weeks ago I bought Kelly Keagy's album and I really liked about half of the songs, the other half didn't do anything to me...I decided to use the program function of my CD player (which I hadn't used in quite some time) and just selected these 5 tracks...I can tell you, now I am listening to the best maxi-CD of the year !!!
(this also works very well with the Seventh Key album)

I can understand that people have different vision about this...but I'm always looking for excellent "tracks", not I'm more into TOR (track-oriented-rock) than AOR (assuming the A stands for "album", but I don't want to start that discussion again)...

To answer your initial question about how many tracks: this depends on the price of the album, but 2 or 3 absolutely brilliant tracks are worth 16 euro to me....

Greetings (from Belgium)


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SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
how many songs? 156 zappacosta 06/23/2001 04:40PM
You're right ... 110 Misterpomp 06/23/2001 08:10PM
Re: Thinning collection 107 Eric Abrahamsen 06/24/2001 03:26AM
Re: how many songs? 110 koogles 06/24/2001 06:16AM
Re: how many songs? 106 Brian 06/24/2001 07:49AM
TOR...track oriented rock133 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:23AM
Re: TOR...track oriented rock 133Jean-Paul06/25/2001 04:17AM
TOR...track oriented rock/Kelly Keagy 123 Tavas 06/25/2001 04:36AM
Re: how many songs? 113 zappacosta 06/24/2001 08:16AM
Again - I agree 119 Misterpomp 06/25/2001 02:41AM
Tour De Force WOF has depth... 126 koogles 06/25/2001 09:21AM
You are where I was ... 107 Misterpomp 06/25/2001 04:47PM
Re: You are where I was ... 117 koogles 06/26/2001 01:39AM

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