Re: What went wrong with Bon Jovi?
Posted by: MB ()
Date: February 12, 2021 02:09AM

I'd probably take "old school" Bon Jovi ahead of current day Erik but nowadays there is no competition at all in my opinion - Jon's lost his voice and I have no interest in the songs he currently writes either.

Erik has energy and a voice - Jon has lost both. I have seen Bon Jovi a few times over the years and they were great at the time. However, the glory days are long gone unfortunately.

Clearly it doesn't seem to stop people flocking to see the stadium shows but Jovi must have lost a ton of fans over the years. I can't believe too many people on this board thought the latest BJ album was great and can't wait for the next one.

I doubt the return of Richie Sambora would make any difference to be honest. Jon's voice would still be shot and he wouldn't want to write anything upbeat/exciting as that would be beyond his vocal capabilities these days sadly.

My guess is that Tico and David are very happy with the fortune they are still making and will stay onboard until the ride is over, but I can't believe they would tell anyone privately that they think the band's recent output/Jon's singing is a patch on what it once was.

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