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re: Just wow. They just keep on coming.

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rockfenris2005 12:55 pm MST 03/15/17
In reply to: re: Just wow. They just keep on coming. - rockfenris2005 12:42 pm MST 03/15/17

But yes, of course, it's so vindicating for that reason. Oh I have to cut back on mentioning Jim sometimes lol. But you just want to let people in on the magic. And I love hearing the reactions!!

> It just feels like so much has gone wrong in about the
> last fifteen or so years. There were so many things I was
> looking forward to, from the time I really started
> following Jim's work, through this website and others,
> like "Batman" (wow Tim Burton directing too), "Dance of
> the Vampires" opening on Broadway and Michael Crawford's
> going to be the lead (as if this won't be massive), Jim's
> writing a "Garbo" musical in Sweden, they're going to make
> an album called "Bat out of Nashville", Omg Meat and Jim
> are actually going to get together to make "Bat out of
> Hell 3", I don't know what's more exciting, that or
> "Batman". I don't mean to be negative..but flash forward
> to the reality there, and there were just so many
> disappointments.
> I was talking about "Tanz" the other day. I'll just quote
> this then:
> Welcome, brethren
> Once again we are here
> At this very ball
> Where we gathered last year
> And that was so disappointing
> That it just made us mope
> But remember I told you
> You must not give up hope
> Next year I promised
> You would revel and cheer
> A bit of creative license with the "year" but you get the
> picture. That certainly seems to be true now. I just
> wanted Jim and us and myself to experience something like
> this again, and also personally because I never really
> experienced it while I was a "fully aware" Jim fan. I was
> finding out about it all when he was massive, in like 1998
> and 1999. I'm experiencing first hand NOW what it must
> have been like for someone my age NOW back in 1993, who'd
> been following since 1978 or whenever.
> So really, really cool. Course, I'm still cautious and
> all, but between these reviews and the 25,000 so far, I
> think I can rest assured at this point that DOTV it
> ain't!
> > Vindicating is a good choice of words. We all have
> > "guilty pleasures" when it comes to music. Something you
> > like more than you should, whether it is popular or not.
> > Something you might even be ashamed to tell people you
> > like.
> >
> > But Steinmusic was never like that. We always felt
> > Jim's work was amazing and anyone who didn't love it
> > either had something wrong with them, or was never
> > properly exposed to it. I don't know about you guys,
> > but I talk too much about him to people who don't know who
> > he is.
> >
> > This is, in a way, vindication. Should this be a top
> > Broadway show, exposing his music to a new generation and
> > beyond, we can sit back and say, "See. I was right! I
> > knew everyone would love this if they only got exposed to
> > it properly." I fully get that rockfenris.
> >
> > >
> > > Something I've waited 16 years to see. And as an adult to
> > > see a big hit Jim Steinman project. It's honestly surreal
> > > and so... vindicating?! Vindicating.
> > >
> > >

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