Re: Rebuttle
Posted by: Mark Ashton ()
Date: June 24, 2001 08:09PM

Hi Tony,
OK, maybe I took your original post a bit too literally. Sorry. I thought from the way you`d written it that JVC had been specific in their requests from you. If they weren`t then that`s their screw up and I apologise.
I was probably a bit strong about "Firefly" as well. Sorry. Just for the record, I really liked "Transistor" though. It reminded me of the later Harem Scarem albums in places ( and no-one gets more abuse than they do so you`re in good comapny. LOL ).
Also, with Westworld I think you`re doing something that is way more original and exciting than the "Firefly" direction. It`s got the elements of TNT that can keep your old fan base happy but there are some very cool new and different ideas incorporated into the melodic structures and arrangements of the songs.
I didn`t mean to come over as dissing you out of hand, just that sometimes I think the people on this board only get one side of the argument. I felt that some people were patting you on the back for making an album that was a commercial failure without considering the consequences to the people that paid for it to exist.
I`ve had that experience with Zero in Japan. We worked with them a lot and I can honestly say that every album they released that came from us was profitable for them. Certain other acts came along and took ridiculous advances from them and then delivered sub-standard product and that is what put them out of business. I really know a lot fo the details here so I know what I`m talking about and that is why I was getting a bit defensive of the labels.
Anyway, just a side note, we at NOW AND THEN discussed the idea of asking you guys to come over and play at The Gods when you released your "Skin" album because we liked it so much. Obviously, when you signed to Z and it was announced that you`d be playing at Z ROCK it made our idea a bit pointless. Now though, things have changed, so how about it? I think that the audience at The Gods would love to see Westworld. Is this at all a possiblility. I know this maynot be the forum to discuss this but it just came to me as I was typing this reply. Maybe we can get some opinions from the posters here? Whaddya say?

Bye for now,
Mark

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A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 99Mark Ashton06/24/2001 02:18AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 71Tony M06/24/2001 03:25AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 92Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:50AM
To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 51Kieran06/24/2001 04:09AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 73TC06/24/2001 04:22AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 73 Danny Danzi 06/24/2001 04:21PM
Re:Stick around to what you know you do best !! 62 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/25/2001 09:05AM
AN IDEA.... 92 Tavas 06/25/2001 02:28AM
good point... 75 sfk kurt 06/25/2001 06:51AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 58Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:40AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 59John Q06/24/2001 05:16AM
Good post! 55 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 04:41AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 84Surfpunk06/24/2001 04:56AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 78 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 05:40AM
Return 73Surfpunk06/24/2001 09:24AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 55Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:26PM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 82Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:56PM
the bottom line 70 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 05:48AM
Re: the bottom line 48 Mike Matney 06/24/2001 06:59AM
Re: the bottom line 64Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:59PM
Hey Mark 68 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 10:51PM
Re: the bottom line 76Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:59PM
Rebuttle 75 Captain Can Man 06/24/2001 06:43AM
Are you the only 'rocker' left in Atlanta... 63 koogles 06/24/2001 11:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 56Tony Harnell06/24/2001 12:57PM
Re: Rebuttle66Mark Ashton06/24/2001 08:09PM
Re: Rebuttle 50 Carl1 06/24/2001 08:26PM
Ditto.. (np) 66 Andrew 06/24/2001 08:34PM
Re: Rebuttle 75Tony Harnell06/25/2001 12:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 67Peter M. Bietenholz06/24/2001 11:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 56 Captain Can Man 06/25/2001 04:31AM
Thank You Tony! 71 Ten_K_Lovers_N1 06/26/2001 05:31AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 62Gav06/24/2001 10:29PM
young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 68 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:03AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 75 Danny Danzi 06/25/2001 07:28AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 72 Brian 06/25/2001 01:41PM
indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 55 Tavas 06/25/2001 05:14PM
Re: indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 50 Mike Matney 06/25/2001 09:08PM
Hey Danny! 75Surfpunk06/26/2001 03:54AM
Re: Hey Danny! 73 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 08:21AM
Re: Hey Danny 58Tony Harnell06/26/2001 02:29PM
2 cents worth.... 66 Captain Can Man 06/26/2001 03:33PM
Re: Hey Danny 74 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 05:16PM
Hey now! 59John Q06/26/2001 08:07PM
Re: Hey now! 53Tony Harnell06/27/2001 02:20AM
Re: Hey now! 80 Fran 06/27/2001 02:49AM
For the record... 83Surfpunk06/27/2001 06:12AM
Question for Tony & Danni........... 57 Mrpool 06/27/2001 08:13AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 68 SegaNinja 06/27/2001 09:31AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 77Tony Harnell06/27/2001 10:21AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 57 ted poley 07/01/2001 01:43PM
Re: Question for Tony & Danni........... 63 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:28PM
Re: Hey now! 69John Q06/27/2001 12:44PM
Re: Hey now! 82 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:52PM
Don't Dream It's Over..... 81 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 01:23PM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 105Tony Harnell06/28/2001 12:47AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 90 Captain Can Man 06/28/2001 04:51AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 67Tony Harnell06/28/2001 10:42AM
Re: Hey now! 84 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 07:08AM
Dear MLover... 76John Q06/27/2001 11:15AM
Re: Dear John... 102 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:48PM
Re: Hey now! 83 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 11:57AM
Danny! 77 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 12:49PM
Re: Danny! 60 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 01:00PM
Re: Hey Danny 74 Peter M. Bietenholz 06/27/2001 07:35AM
Peter, 72Surfpunk06/27/2001 08:19AM
Re: Peter, I agree !! . 89 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:23AM
Re: Hey Danny 66 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:13PM
Re: Hey Danny/Well said (np) 87Darkman06/27/2001 07:03PM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 83 Brian 06/25/2001 01:39PM


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