RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK!
Posted by: Kevin ()
Date: July 26, 2000 12:10PM

not so sure about that.......Aerosmith did make quite a big dent with that ballad from Armageddon. Of course, the last thing Journey really needs is another hit ballad, but "When You Love a Woman" did pretty good in the US--especially in certain parts--due to radio airplay and I really think they had a chance for some high exposure if Perry would have toured to support that cd since it hit 1x platinum in the US with practically no promotion from the band and no supporting tour. We shall see what happens this time around with the songs and promotion, but I think it's safe to say that you now have a band that wants to tour and wants to get out there promoting the cd--something that is also heavily reinforced as neither Augeri nor Castronovo have ever had real success in the business which can be a VERY powerful drive, especially in the live environment.

I definitely agree with you about the Santana thing. That was almost as well contrived as the Backstreet Boys/NSYNC groups who are going to succeed because they have the backing and money from those in high power who want more $ from record sales!

Kevin

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Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 186Surfpunk07/26/2000 03:38AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 95Dave07/26/2000 07:17AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 89Surfpunk07/26/2000 07:47AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 96John Q07/26/2000 10:27AM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK!115 Kevin 07/26/2000 12:10PM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 122Peter M. Bietenholz07/26/2000 06:38PM
RE: Marketing JOURNEY in the UK! 130 Andrew Paul 07/26/2000 10:21PM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 116 Kieran 07/27/2000 05:25AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 111Surfpunk07/27/2000 05:39AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 153 Mark Alger 07/27/2000 04:44PM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 104Surfpunk07/28/2000 05:17AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 86Dave07/28/2000 05:48AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 133Surfpunk07/28/2000 07:13AM
RE:A musicians view /Journey 128Dave07/28/2000 09:19AM


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