A Global Army of Veteran Rockers
Credit due for Gail Manchester's thread...
A band or an artist you have loved deeply releases something so horrifying, it's enough to make you want to chuck all their previous output into the dumpster.
Example: Dylan and "Lay Lady Lay". Yeah, sure, he's got an explanation for the whole "Nashville Skyline" vocal affect, but it rubbed a lot of people (myself included) the wrong way.
Vic, sorry pal, although I share your disdain for Abracadabra, every Steve Miller song except Jet Airliner gives it a run for its money.
What about Fly Like An Eagle and this:
hardly earth shattering, but hard not to dig
Not so much, on both counts, for me
Yeah it's funny and all..."of its time"...wouldn't put it on now, but glad you can dig it
Google-image this thing, I can't put it up here right now, but it's funny.
There's a big Venn Diagram with Steve Miller the only vortex in the middle:
Bill Hicks - Perfectly positioned. The others... arguable.
yeah all I have is the Greatest Hits...not a big fan but I'm glad it's in my collection...I noticed that the Kelley Stoltz tune "Perpetual Night" (which is my fave song of his) had a similar vibe to Miller's song "Wild Mountain Honey"-it 's no secret that many indie artists tap into classic rock for influences
This may settle, or fire up the Blondie war again...reminded of this one by Rocker Mag..it's cool boys..it's cool...hell back in 77...we were ALL cool...
My original post was that the Disco Blondie was a Crime Against Music. I offer this video as exhibit 1.
Since Blondie was in part disco at time, I believed it sucked. This was even after reading the defense of Disco posted by Maximum Jack here--http://tinyurl.com/7nahbtp-- and article here http://tinyurl.com/mrlfmv, I still believe disco sucked. And it was THAT material that made me want to throw their initial stuff into the dumpster.
As for the amount of cheesy keyboards, it is impossible to have an excess of cheesy keyboards in Music.
well it's settled then...
KISS Unmasked was just horrendous. I was a huge fan, but after that one I didn't buy another album until Revenge in'92 I think.
Having never listened to Unmasked, I cannot comment on the horror that may lay in those grooves. However, I did have to laugh when the line in the sand is drawn at this one...I love their first five...but Rock and Roll Over, and Love Gun were enough for me...but other than the Ramones, I challenge anyone to post a successful band that has done so much with so little. I do appreciate your stick-to-itivness, though.
Actually kinda like "Unmasked". The best KISS LP after "Destroyer" in my opinion. A nice POP record. Don't care much for KISS for the past 30 years, though...