Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review
Posted by: Chazz ()
Date: November 30, 2012 11:58PM

I just think these are the best collection of songs Jimi has had to sing for a long time. I didn't buy WET or any other Martesson albums, the soundbites didn't grab me enough, so I haven't got Niv's problem to contend with.

Jimi's recorded voice is one of the defining components of what melodic rock is all about, but the whole balance and power of the song has to match his input, or it just sounds wrong to me. Its similar to how Rob Thomas' voice doesn't work on the new Matchbox Twenty album, his voice is so much bigger than the mostly weedy songs and backing instrumentation.

I felt the songs on Crossroads Moment let Jimi's voice down, he's not going to turn every verse and chorus into gold, but when the combination clicks as I feel it does on this latest album, there are very few better.

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Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 1120 Kevin 11/30/2012 01:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 437 LilKing22 11/30/2012 01:35PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 313 Kevin 11/30/2012 02:57PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 344 Doug Wolfgang 11/30/2012 03:41PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 317 nivjourney 11/30/2012 10:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 422 Andrew 11/30/2012 11:31PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 360 nivjourney 11/30/2012 11:43PM
A little clarity. 300 Andrew 12/01/2012 12:52PM
Re: A little clarity. 212 Terry K. 12/02/2012 02:05AM
Re: A little clarity. 177 Cressy 12/02/2012 03:37AM
Re: A little clarity. 185 nivjourney 12/02/2012 04:39AM
Re: A little clarity. 174 Terry K. 12/02/2012 06:50AM
Re: A little clarity. 206 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:19PM
Re: A little clarity. 179 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:17PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review261 Chazz 11/30/2012 11:58PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 223 Kevin 12/01/2012 03:36AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 360 Rockingbear 12/01/2012 03:55AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 219 Peter M. Bietenholz 12/01/2012 05:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 237 Terry K. 12/01/2012 06:46AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 126 Chazz 12/05/2012 05:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 220 Marco74 12/01/2012 06:04PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 171 Kevin 12/02/2012 03:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 230 Terry K. 12/02/2012 03:43AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 252 RAMSAY 12/02/2012 07:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 231 Terry K. 12/02/2012 08:56AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 223 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:25AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 216 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:21PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 157 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:52PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 172 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:54PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 244 rickyboy999 12/02/2012 11:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 172 nivjourney 12/03/2012 01:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 160 rickyboy999 12/03/2012 04:22AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 169 nivjourney 12/03/2012 07:59AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 127 Terry K. 12/03/2012 08:18AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 134 nivjourney 12/03/2012 08:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 132 Terry K. 12/03/2012 10:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 184 Scott 12/03/2012 10:56PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 217 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:20PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 167 farrarsm 12/03/2012 03:41AM


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