Re: The Sweet
Posted by: nivjourney ()
Date: December 23, 2012 01:11AM

What jimg said.
Although Slade were not excellent to me. Mal McNulty is not a great vocalist, although he is the better guitar player of the 2.
If they had got a proper singer/songwriter in when Steve Whalley left, and actually made new music, and made the effort to be more than a Slade Tribute band, I think it would be a very different story.
Sweet on the other hand have made the effort, and have the best line-up since the mid-80's at present.
I hope there is new material from these guys, and now they have dropped the pop-medley (CoCo, Funny Funny & Poppa Joe) from their set and focus on a rock show, I would love to see them doing proper tours with out that "70's Hitz Cabaret" stigma. Maybe go out opening for another rock act as opposed to these 70's package tours... They put on a very fine rock show that I think would suprise alot of people.
Niv



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Re: Slade night tonight on BBC4 232 RAMSAY 12/22/2012 12:02AM
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Re: The Sweet 167 Ydde 12/22/2012 10:20AM
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Re: The Sweet 164 jimg 12/22/2012 10:01PM
Re: The Sweet143 nivjourney 12/23/2012 01:11AM
Re: The Sweet 156 Addyeddy 12/23/2012 01:37AM
Re: The Sweet 124 Jodes 12/23/2012 04:11PM
Re: The Sweet 119 david shaw 12/23/2012 06:52PM
Re: The Sweet 130 nivjourney 12/23/2012 10:01PM
Re: The Sweet 110 jimg 12/24/2012 12:21AM
Re: The Sweet 111 nivjourney 12/24/2012 12:34AM
Re: The Sweet 131 jimg 12/24/2012 02:17AM
Re: The Sweet 118 nivjourney 12/24/2012 08:59AM
Re: The Sweet 97 Ydde 12/25/2012 12:51AM
Re: Slade night tonight on BBC4 104 machinehead 12/24/2012 04:49AM
Re: Slade night tonight on BBC4 90 Benjamin Bear 12/25/2012 06:14AM


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