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re: Dream Engine Album Title ??

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rockfenris2005 09:39 am MST 01/04/07
In reply to: re: Dream Engine Album Title ?? - Vin 06:26 am MST 01/04/07



> Well, I suppose this is very subjective, but for me, the
> song BooH, musically and lyrically, compared to whatever
> else was going on around it in popular music at the time
> (and even since!), has a theatrical arrangement and "feel"
> that screams out "Rock Opera!" Which to me equals
> "theatrical rock." What was it Clive Davis allegedly said
> to Jimmy and Meat about song structure? "Verse, chorus,
> verse, chorus, bridge, chorus and out" or something to
> that effect?
>
> Now, you can take "theatrical rock" and make it into
> something more like plain old "theatrical," such as BooH
> produced by Sondheim (to beat an exemplary dead horse)
> instead of Rundgren, but that won't necessarily make it
> MORE theatrical, just DIFFERENT theatrical.
>
> All IMO, of course.
>

Personally, I'd love to hear it that way... Proper symphonic orchestra, not the crap at MSO, and a full intense Margoshes "Tanz"-like arrangement. Someone like Steve Barton singing it, hell I'm even having visions of the Pavarotti mix of "Roots Bloody Roots" lol




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