Re: Digest Number 101
- Howdy folks-
>> From: Bob Eichler / Michele Matthews <eichler@...Bob you do realize how funny I find this cause you know probably more
> <I listened to "Kindness of Strangers" while driving to and from
> <today. I don't know why, but I get the impression of "Styx trying
> <play Jethro Tull tunes" when I listen to them.
than anyone how much I despise Styx!!!
If I heard Styx in the Beard stuff I would not have ever purchased it.
Ears are a funny thing.
> < to give 'em a chance.
> From: Bob Eichler / Michele Matthews <eichler@...>Again amazing how differnet ears hear things so differnetly.
> regarding Salem Hill's RoM:
> <You saw it that way, I saw it as excessively melodramatic lyrics
> <set to not particularly interesting music.
I hear poignant and heartfelt lyrics without any melodramatics and
musically I find Salem Hill to shine by their shifting musical landscape
taking my head from mellow to intense without loosing any power or
momentum whilest showing a good deal of virtuosity and all around highly
skilled musicianship and composition.
All the things you
> <describe - reading a libretto that makes you cry and hate andetc,
> <that's all related to the lyrics. In my personal opinion, progrock
> <should be about progressive *music*, not lyrics.Interesting and understandable. In the case of many of the lyrically
based prog I enjoy the most the music is what trigers my emotional
Once she ruled the earth with love and wisdom
But we were much too smart to live her way
With greed and lust we tried to rise above her
The ignorance of man will reach an end
'Cause now we're gonna die
Death of Mother Nature Suite - Kansas 1974