Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review
Posted by: Rockingbear ()
Date: December 01, 2012 03:55AM

Great review Kevin, obviously you spent a lot and time and effort in putting it together. I think that my opinion falls somewhere in between your review and Andrew’s; I personally think that “Never Too Late” is one of the Albums of the Year but have to listen it to a few more times before I can decide whether or not it is a future classic.

Fortunately, I love Erik Martesson’s writing style and there is no denying that his influence can be heard all over this album. It will be a close call at the end of the year as to which album I prefer the most out of “Never Too Late” and Eclipse’s “Bleed And Scream”. The latter I have played on a regular basis since its first release but probably not as much as the Toby Hitchcock album from the previous year. I love your summary, “Hitchcock was melodic hard rock with some AOR tendencies. This is pure 80s AOR with some melodic rock tendencies.” Could not have put it any better myself. If he can continue with the high standard that he his shown over the last few years then I have no problem with Erik producing even more albums!

I would love to hear the remastered versions of Survivor’s “Vital Signs” and “When Seconds Count” as I have read on the Noticeboard, previously, that they are tremendous. These are two of my favourite eighties AOR albums, however, do suffer from a very tinny Ron Nevison production.

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Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 1045 Kevin 11/30/2012 01:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 414 LilKing22 11/30/2012 01:35PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 299 Kevin 11/30/2012 02:57PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 330 Doug Wolfgang 11/30/2012 03:41PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 302 nivjourney 11/30/2012 10:00PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 402 Andrew 11/30/2012 11:31PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 348 nivjourney 11/30/2012 11:43PM
A little clarity. 287 Andrew 12/01/2012 12:52PM
Re: A little clarity. 194 Terry K. 12/02/2012 02:05AM
Re: A little clarity. 161 Cressy 12/02/2012 03:37AM
Re: A little clarity. 171 nivjourney 12/02/2012 04:39AM
Re: A little clarity. 159 Terry K. 12/02/2012 06:50AM
Re: A little clarity. 181 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:19PM
Re: A little clarity. 157 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:17PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 247 Chazz 11/30/2012 11:58PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 207 Kevin 12/01/2012 03:36AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review336 Rockingbear 12/01/2012 03:55AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 202 Peter M. Bietenholz 12/01/2012 05:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 218 Terry K. 12/01/2012 06:46AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 108 Chazz 12/05/2012 05:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 192 Marco74 12/01/2012 06:04PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 155 Kevin 12/02/2012 03:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 215 Terry K. 12/02/2012 03:43AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 232 RAMSAY 12/02/2012 07:09AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 204 Terry K. 12/02/2012 08:56AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 203 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:25AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 200 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:21PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 142 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:52PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 158 nivjourney 12/02/2012 10:54PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 230 rickyboy999 12/02/2012 11:28PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 156 nivjourney 12/03/2012 01:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 141 rickyboy999 12/03/2012 04:22AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 151 nivjourney 12/03/2012 07:59AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 112 Terry K. 12/03/2012 08:18AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 120 nivjourney 12/03/2012 08:50AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 114 Terry K. 12/03/2012 10:05AM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 167 Scott 12/03/2012 10:56PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 202 Andrew 12/02/2012 04:20PM
Re: Jimi Jamison - Never Too Late review 148 farrarsm 12/03/2012 03:41AM


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