Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really?
Posted by: rocknut ()
Date: March 11, 2013 12:04AM

It's all down to your personal view, I guess. I'm of the opinion that songwriting, in general, has dropped in standard. Over the whole spectrum, not just AOR.
But, again just personally, the standard in AOR has almost dropped off a cliff. On the older albums you'd get one, possibly two fillers per album. On albums these days, some 15 or 16 tracks long, you'll get 4 or 5 good (not great) songs and the rest are ok to poor. Less was always more back 'in the day'.

Albums were 10, 12 tracks absolute maximum...and they were the better for it. I haven't heard a latter day album that is even close to being in the same league as Escape/4/Hi InFidelity/ Vital Signs. Not even close.

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" Funny how you speak of forever, only to wind up restless and bored."



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/11/2013 12:07AM by rocknut.



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Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 633 Andrew 03/10/2013 11:02PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 500 Laurent 03/10/2013 11:33PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 458 rocknut 03/11/2013 12:06AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 340 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:37AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 268 Laurent 03/11/2013 04:35PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 151 Terry K. 03/12/2013 07:04AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 142 Laurent 03/12/2013 04:58PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 168 Daredevil 03/12/2013 06:05PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really?476 rocknut 03/11/2013 12:04AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 410 jamesrock 03/11/2013 12:11AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 379 Snake65 03/11/2013 12:12AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 328 Woody 03/11/2013 02:43AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 431 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 03:18AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 302 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:57AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 168 Chazz 03/12/2013 12:35AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 272 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:48AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 349 Snake65 03/11/2013 12:12AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 529 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 12:33AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 375 rocknut 03/11/2013 12:48AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 294 SEAN1 03/11/2013 02:42AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 326 DCPete 03/11/2013 02:01AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 357 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 03:29AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 297 Terry K. 03/11/2013 05:30AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 288 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 05:38AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 223 Terry K. 03/11/2013 05:42AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 203 Morten 03/11/2013 04:59PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 259 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 05:32PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 187 Laurent 03/11/2013 10:56PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 188 Tommy-Denander 03/12/2013 01:59AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 224 Laurent 03/11/2013 10:53PM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 256 Terry K. 03/11/2013 03:44AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 324 MetroGnome 03/11/2013 05:42AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 243 Terry K. 03/11/2013 06:00AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 270 MetroGnome 03/11/2013 07:14AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 225 Terry K. 03/11/2013 08:11AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 191 MetroGnome 03/12/2013 02:50AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 160 Terry K. 03/12/2013 07:09AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 309 Tommy-Denander 03/11/2013 06:47AM
Re: AOR/MR: average = classic today? Really? 269 Surfpunk 03/11/2013 08:11AM
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