Re: Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy in Greensboro, NC 10/3/12
Posted by: SecurityMark ()
Date: October 05, 2012 11:30PM

It pains me to have to agree regarding the current Journey live.

Never got to see them with SP, but flew to the US twice to see them with SA and have subsequently seen them at about a dozen UK and Europe shows. SA gave them a classy edge and really connected with the audience. These were some of the best shows I've ever been to and hold many fond memories.

Saw them again with Jeff and have to say that I was quite surprised to find the shows so good. Jeff gave them a slightly menacing edge - much more of a 'rock' band. I though they showed fantastic potential for the future together...but we all know where that went.

With Arnel, close your eyes and they sound fantastic, but it just goes to show that having the vocal chops is not the be all and end all to being a great front man. I really like the guy but something doesn't quite gel and I think some of the above post hit the nail on the head.

I've seen then about a half dozen times with Arnel and am not that inclined to see them again unless they did a completely different approach, say 'an evening with' where more obscure cuts would be played. Even the stage set/lighting looked tired and predictable on the last UK tour. Foreigners simpler lighting was far more effective.

Cheers

Mark H

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Re: Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy in Greensboro, NC 10/3/12 326 PaulBonrud 10/05/2012 12:22PM
Heading over to Florida on Hols next week - will catch the Tampa show. 466 MSL 10/05/2012 06:14AM
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Re: Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy in Greensboro, NC 10/3/12 215 SecurityMark 10/05/2012 10:05PM
Re: Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy in Greensboro, NC 10/3/12 238 Jimmy Lawrence 10/05/2012 11:09PM
Re: Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy in Greensboro, NC 10/3/12220 SecurityMark 10/05/2012 11:30PM
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