I hate to be positive, but ...
Posted by: Dan ()
Date: December 06, 2013 09:18PM

Two days ago, I went to Best Buy and bought my copy of the new Boston CD. This topic has been beaten to death at this board over the past couple of weeks, I know. Anyway, I have now listened through it over and over a number of times and have to admit that I love this album. It has "that tone" that made Boston famous and takes me back to 1976. I realize that Brad has died and that it took 13 years to make 8 new songs, etc. But the guitar work on this album is excellent and the songs totally pop for me. In the liner notes, Tommy says, "If any of these songs can brighten your for for a few minutes, it was worth it." Well, every track did and each in a different way.

There have been similar arguments here about Queen. Roger and Brian continue the legacy by performing and recording with other singers. But you know what? Freddie died so we have to get over that. They are musicians and have a drive to keep making music. They are already filthy rich, so it's not just "about the money." I would rather that people like May, Taylor, and Scholz continue to make music than to quit and retire, even if it's not the music of the glory days.

Mostly, I'm SO glad that I didn't listen to all of the negativity at this board and the bad reviews. You almost talked me out of buying what will be one of my favorite releases of the year and it proves once again that reviews are just personal opinions. You don't like it but I do. That's what keeps life interesting - we don't all like the same things. Nobody is "right" or "wrong" because it's all about taste and opinion. But I'm thrilled after 13 years to have another Boston CD in my hands and will listen to it dozens of times in the weeks to come.

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