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 1515 Kevin 11/30/2012 01:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 535 LilKing22 11/30/2012 01:35PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 409 Kevin 11/30/2012 02:57PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 437 Doug Wolfgang 11/30/2012 03:41PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 395 nivjourney 11/30/2012 10:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 516 Andrew 11/30/2012 11:31PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 451 nivjourney 11/30/2012 11:43PM
A little clarity. 383 Andrew 12/01/2012 12:52PM
Re: A little clarity. 282 Terry K. 12/02/2012 02:05AM
Re: A little clarity. 288 Cressy 12/02/2012 03:37AM
Re: A little clarity. 290 nivjourney 12/02/2012 04:39AM
Re: A little clarity. 254 Terry K. 12/02/2012 06:50AM
Re: A little clarity. 332 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:19PM
Re: A little clarity. 276 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:17PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review353 Chazz 11/30/2012 11:58PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 321 Kevin 12/01/2012 03:36AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 457 Rockingbear 12/01/2012 03:55AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 319 Peter M. Bietenholz 12/01/2012 05:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 328 Terry K. 12/01/2012 06:46AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 261 Chazz 12/05/2012 05:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 339 Marco74 12/01/2012 06:04PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 267 Kevin 12/02/2012 03:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 315 Terry K. 12/02/2012 03:43AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 381 RAMSAY 12/02/2012 07:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 340 Terry K. 12/02/2012 08:56AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 312 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:25AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 330 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:21PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 229 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:52PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 279 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:54PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 313 rickyboy999 12/02/2012 11:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 273 nivjourney 12/03/2012 01:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 261 rickyboy999 12/03/2012 04:22AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 281 nivjourney 12/03/2012 07:59AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 229 Terry K. 12/03/2012 08:18AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 217 nivjourney 12/03/2012 08:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 261 Terry K. 12/03/2012 10:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 274 Scott 12/03/2012 10:56PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 304 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:20PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 240 farrarsm 12/03/2012 03:41AM


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