Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier
Posted by: Terry K. ()
Date: December 31, 2012 03:35AM

I get that you don't want 'rehashed' sounding stuff by Jamison,Niv. BUT--in all fairness, isn't most of what we still enjoy about the melrock scene of 'today' consisting of that retro rock vibe of past glories? Only put in a new package? Here's my take: Survivor was a cool band for it's time. But not everyone liked their very 'cliched' style of melrock. It was cliched even back then,to a degree. iT's really tough in the here & now to recreate that format w/o copying too closely. I still maintain that NTL is a pretty darn quality replica of the Survivor days. Is it fresh and new? In some ways--of course. It was just released a month or so back. But--it's SUPPOSED to be paying homage to those glory days. Quite obvious really,and Erik wouldn't deny that I'm sure. Unfortunately,for your tastes-this comes too close in being the very same exact style. Yet-think about this: If Survivor released another cd right after Too Hot To Sleep that was similar in style to that (like the new JJ cd),fans would have lapped it up and likely called their 'best yet!'. Most of us here WANT ourlongtime heroes to write in a similar format to what we loved about them in their heydays. Or new bands that harken back to those times. My fav cd of '12 is Night FLight Orchestra. It sounds exactly like a great album from the mid to late 70's,done by (of all people) modern metallers. As mentioned--Survivor is/was a tough band to 'modernize',with all there cliched stylings. Guess all this new material is simply too close to home for you,and that's understandable. Some of us still enjoy most of it,tho. Cheers, T



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We've been had and I couldn't be happier 992 Chazz 12/30/2012 04:12AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 496 nivjourney 12/30/2012 04:31AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 371 Figge 12/30/2012 05:59AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 412 Deuce 12/30/2012 06:01AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 422 Andrew 12/30/2012 08:56AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 229 Snake65 12/30/2012 10:22PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 274 Ydde 12/30/2012 12:40PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 177 nivjourney 12/31/2012 12:49AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 195 Terry K. 12/31/2012 01:24AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 155 nivjourney 12/31/2012 03:13AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier145 Terry K. 12/31/2012 03:35AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 144 Chazz 12/31/2012 04:10AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 165 Kevin 12/31/2012 07:28AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 174 Terry K. 12/31/2012 12:15PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 131 nivjourney 12/31/2012 04:17AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 125 Terry K. 12/31/2012 05:44AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 151 Kevin 12/31/2012 07:22AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 117 nivjourney 12/31/2012 10:18AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 123 Kevin 12/31/2012 10:50AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 132 nivjourney 12/31/2012 11:28AM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 105 Scott 12/31/2012 07:47PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 116 Terry K. 12/31/2012 12:27PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 124 Chazz 12/31/2012 06:45PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 115 nivjourney 12/31/2012 10:11PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 112 nivjourney 12/31/2012 10:10PM
Re: We've been had and I couldn't be happier 130 RAMSAY 12/31/2012 10:44PM


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