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Re: Adrian Belew - EP & unfinished songs
Happy to read your comments, but let me add something.
In the last ten years, the musical industry has required to the artists
I remember in the '70 and early '80 an LP covered about 35-45 min.
After that, came out the "track ghost"; the "bonus track", the "CDRom
track"...in a few words: a 35-45 min. LP has evolved in a 60-70 min CD.
Maybe, it's for justify the high prices for buying CD ....;-)
Sometimes, even if I'm hearing my preferred artist or CD, I'm tired to hear
the same "sound" for 70 minutes.
For this reason, It's not a problem for me that Side One is a "short" CD
EP, if you like). At the end, I taste the pleasure that I'll get next time
I'll play that CD.
In my opinion, make "unfinished songs" is tipical for Adrian Belew.
But he's not Peter Gabriel !
Belew has his spontaneus way to make music.
In his works, there are always mixed parts or sounds that feel "out of
control", but I think he does it intentionally.....because of his "crazy"
music approach !
My favourite album is Twang Bar King
Just few songs, sounds like
----- Original Message -----
From: "mark sottilaro" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: Adrian Belew
> I'd totally agree with that review. Feels almost like
> an EP to me. Also songs feel unfinished to some
> degree. Great ideas that he didn't spend the time to
> work to their conclusion. If you're a fan, get it.
> There are some nice cuts and great performances. If
> you're not and looking for a taste, skip it and go for
> Desire of the Lone Rino King.
> --- ArsOcarina@aol.com wrote:
> > Fabio,
> > I haven't bought the CD yet. Thanks for making us
> > aware of it.
> > There's an interesting sample "teaser" posted for
> > streaming at:
> > Criticism that I've read about the CD is mostly
> > about it's being
> > too short (only about 30 mins long). I have nothing
> > but respect
> > for Mr. Belew but I may wait awhile before I get
> > around to buying
> > this one. Perhaps I'll wait 'til all 3 sides are out
> > later this year.
> > Best regards,
> > tEd ® kiLLiAn
> > "Different is not always better, but better is
> > always different"
> > http://www.pfmentum.com/flux.html
> > http://www.CDbaby.com/cd/tedkillian
> > http://www.guitar9.com/fluxaeterna.html
> > http://www.garageband.com/artist/ArsOcarina
> > Ted Killian's "Flux Aeterna" is also available at:
> > Apple iTunes,
> > BuyMusic, Rhapsody, MusicMatch, MusicNet, DiscLogic,
> > Napster,
> > AudioLunchbox, Lindows, QTRnote, Music4Cents,
> > Etherstream,
> > RuleRadio, EMEPE3, Sony Connect, CatchMusic,
> > Puretracks,
> > and Viztas. Yadda, yadda, yadda. Blah, blah, blah.
> > So???
> > "Just because nobody understands you doesn't mean
> > you're an artist."
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