Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires
Posted by: Laurent ()
Date: December 12, 2012 04:38PM

I dusted off this amazing CD and after 20 years am still impressed at how good it is.

I know a lot of people hail "Freight Train Heart" as being JB's best album. I get that because it is a melodic rock CD but to me, it doesn't show the real JB. It is an americanized version of him, specially formated to break the US market (similar to what happened with Michael Bolton - including some of the same musicians).

IMHO, "Two Fires" has no filler. It perfectly combines his hard rock, melodic and Motown roots. The album rocks and grooves. I can really hear a lot of Motown influences in several songs.

To me, JB cannot do anything wrong. He had albums that were maybe more emotional (the first tow, "Flesh & Blood" which is brilliant) but "Two Fires" is the only one IMHO that has everything that makes JB one of the most brilliant singers ever.



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Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires480 Laurent 12/12/2012 04:38PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 298 Andrew 12/12/2012 05:20PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 239 Wardy 12/12/2012 08:14PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 199 Laurent 12/12/2012 08:20PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 193 Wardy 12/12/2012 09:10PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 210 Andrew 12/12/2012 09:41PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 162 Kevin 12/13/2012 01:28AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 130 Idiosyncrasy 12/13/2012 09:45AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 200 Big Al 12/12/2012 08:09PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 186 Laurent 12/12/2012 08:16PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 187 RAMSAY 12/12/2012 09:22PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 164 Kevin 12/13/2012 01:48AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 199 Ayup 12/13/2012 12:18AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 174 Kevin 12/13/2012 01:39AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 139 nivjourney 12/13/2012 09:40AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 112 Kevin 12/13/2012 10:21AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 124 Wardy 12/13/2012 07:44PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 69 nivjourney 12/14/2012 03:47AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 142 Laurent 12/13/2012 05:50PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 70 nivjourney 12/14/2012 03:52AM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 143 Laurent 12/13/2012 05:48PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 123 Wardy 12/13/2012 07:40PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 91 juliocruz 12/13/2012 10:13PM
Re: Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires 101 Kevin 12/14/2012 01:39AM
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