RE: VH and Darren Wharton - how bout it?
Posted by: Kevin ()
Date: October 23, 2000 08:23AM



brent wrote:
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No offence Geoff,but I couldn't think of anyone worse. He doesn't have the range and power of Sammy and I really can't imagine him singing any Dave era song too well.(ie getting the mood/humour right) Can you imagine Darren Wharton singing Jamie's Cryin? If Darren gets back to singing stuff like Abandon I'll be happy to let him stay with Dare.

Yea, I agree here. He really doesn't have the range to hit the high notes of the Sammy-era, nor the attitude of the DLR-era. In addition, he feels that the Blood From Stone cd (which is the "closest"--and I say that in a VERY loose context--Dare got to VH) is not the kind of music he is interested in now...and I guarantee you that if VH released Dare's "Calm Before the Storm", they would lose the majority of their fanbase because it's everything VH does NOT stand for (and I love CBTS for what it is, but a hard rock cd, it is not). On the other side of the coin though, Sammy or DLR on vox would kill the Dare cds. Darren Wharton definitely has his talents...fronting a band like Van Halen would be a serious misuse of them though--something akin to letting/making DLR sing some of the Journey songs. It just wouldn't work...

Kevin

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VH and Darren Wharton - how bout it? 111 Geoff 10/21/2000 10:56AM
RE: VH and Darren Wharton - how bout it? 71Brian10/22/2000 10:04AM
RE: VH and Darren Wharton - how bout it? 105 brent 10/23/2000 08:05AM
RE: VH and Darren Wharton - how bout it?64 Kevin 10/23/2000 08:23AM
RE: I agree... 60 Don 10/23/2000 12:30PM
RE: I agree... 65 F.O.R.D. 10/23/2000 04:05PM
RE: Hi Ford... 75 Don 10/23/2000 04:35PM
FORD help 66Captain Chaos10/24/2000 05:31AM


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