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re: Nothing but a Merciless Review

Posted by:
Scaramouche 06:27 am MST 01/27/07
In reply to: Nothing but a Merciless Review - Jsteinfan 05:45 am MST 01/27/07

Hey cool, thanks for the comments.

'Holy Weird'! I like that, exactly what I was going for!

I'm really looking forward to hearing everyone else, but I 'aint got a copy yet.



> Taken from http://www.DreamLightning.com
>
> Posted by Jsteinfan 1/27/06 at 6:05am
>
> First and foremost, I’d like to thank BVM for all the
> time, energy, and money he invested into this project, for
> this second time. I’m lucky to have an “advanced” copy
> of this CD, and would like to share my thoughts here and
> now.
>
> This “sequel” totally exceeds the previous NBMN Project.
> Disc 1 starts off with BMV pounding the piano during “BAT
> OVERTURE” then he hands things off to baal for a stunning
> “thunder-road-esque” piano instrumental BAT. Totally
> thrilling start!!
>
> I’m not going to go through a track by track review, but
> will mention those that stand out:
>
> * Markus’s interpretations of CHILDREN and BODY are
> lonely, desperate and creepy - - I like it!!!
>
> * Ryan is over-the-top all the time.
>
> * BMV contributed some brilliant instrumentals!!!
>
> * Gavan contributed an interesting & original take on
> PIGS, and a guitar that would make Jerry Seinfeld proud.
> The best part of this version is that it doesn’t take it’s
> self too seriously, with great use of a Steinman
> monologue.
>
> * Beautiful version of WHISTLE by Laurie!!!!
>
> * Brilliant intro on LEFT IN THE DARK with thrilling
> vocals that suggest a merger of Jim Steinman, Rascal
> Flats, and Dashboard Confessional, and surprisingly enough
> – it works! Probably my favorite track on the
> album!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> * Mathais’s take on HEAVEN really has a Billy Corgan
> / Smashing Pumpkin vocal sound. Absolutely Love it!
>
> * The Hungarian Tracks STEAL THE SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> * The Second HEAVEN sounds as if it’s a long lost
> Elton John demo!
>
> * Cash? WHO IS CASH?? Love her TOTAL
> ECLIPSE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sounds like HEART only Heart with
> heart!
>
> * WOW – Aaron’s version of Surf’s Up is pulsing w/
> passion – if only we could capture his passion and
> distribute it to the world – it would be a different place
> for sure!
>
> * Holy weird “MORE NOCTURNAL PLEASURES” by
> Scaramouche. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Beats ALL
> DESMOND SONGS on BAT III! Ahahahahhaah – I MEAN THAT, but
> perhaps its not a compliment you want!
>
> Ok – I know I’m leaving some out – but WOW –
> Congratulations to all involved – what an incredible
> tribute of talent to an incredible
> talent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>
> Steinman will be blown away by this, no doubt!
>
> -Justin
>


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