A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi
Posted by: Jack ()
Date: September 29, 2000 01:37PM

Not only is the Special Edition CD released on the heels of the regular one, a word on the Salt Lake City show included. I saw a good chunk of it on Pay Per View (well, more like Free View on my ilegal dish) and kinda got tired. Of course, you can't see fat & out of shape Vince on the recording. The thing is, I don't know what's wrong with his voice, but he skips over a lot of words. Particularly the small ones, he just eats up the a's, the and's, the the's. My guess is he gets winded at would collapse if he sang through them all. Or maybe it has something to do with his range, I really don't have a clue.

For instance, when Kickstart My Heart begins, instead of "When I get high I get high on speed", he'll go, "When I...high....high...speed". And he goes on in that fashion.

May seem like nothing but after a while it gets annoying. They play well, but that pissed me off a bit. Less lyrics for your buck! You have been warned.....

Also, a word on the Bon Jovi Storytellers, did anyone see that? Sure, I enjoyed it (despite the fact I believed it would be an hour and a half), but Jon's voice is different. Did anyone notice? It's sort of more....nasal, whiny. Sure, it's still Jon but he doesn't have the roughness and masculinity it did before. Maybe I just didn't notice it before and it's old news. But I guess that's evident on the albums too, if you hear New jersey and Crush. Now for the record, I like Crush, this isn't about the quality of the music. Maybe it has to do with the voice problems he had....perhaps he had to alter his singing style to not blow his pipes.

His newfound nasal whininess was particularly noticeable on You Give Love A Bad Name. Annoyed me, I was talking to the telly, "Stop it Jon, sing well dammit!".


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A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi355Jack09/29/2000 01:37PM
Bo Jo's voice 162Peter M. Bietenholz09/29/2000 04:49PM
Hhmm... 225 Benno 09/29/2000 05:02PM
Bloody hell 225 Chris 09/30/2000 02:45AM
RE: Bloody hell 224 Kevin 09/30/2000 05:37AM
RE: Bloody hell 613Gav09/30/2000 06:19AM
RE: Bloody hell 215 Kevin 09/30/2000 07:01AM
RE: Bloody hell 229 Chris 09/30/2000 08:48AM
RE: Bloody hell 253 Kevin 09/30/2000 09:00AM
RE: Kevin, it's true/About Chris' post... 220 Don 10/01/2000 02:06PM
RE: Kevin, it's true/About Chris' post... 214 Kevin 10/01/2000 03:10PM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 165 Rob 09/30/2000 12:25PM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 231 F.O.R.D. 10/01/2000 03:01AM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 188 Kevin 10/01/2000 05:27AM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 199 Jan 10/01/2000 06:49AM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 196 Kevin 10/01/2000 06:57AM
RE: A word on the Crue rip off...../Bon Jovi 228 F.O.R.D. 10/01/2000 05:02PM
LOL (np) 194 Kevin 10/02/2000 02:40AM
RE: Voices: The good, the bad & the UGLY... 255 Don 10/01/2000 01:18PM

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