Tactful Cactus wrote: 12stringbassist wrote:
Sir John Coan wrote:I really didn't want to say this, but my cheap CD/DVD copy of 'Chaos and Creation...' arrived yesterday, and I can't help feeling it's been just a teeny bit overrated here. It ain't bad, tho', but there might be just four songs I'd play again and again.
There are maybe two songs that would make it on stage.
Does their stage-worthiness really make a difference?
I think so.
A great song can be even better live. If you have the conviction to write and record it, it needs to be played live. I like the album on the whole, but nothing is really that strong
on it. Other old songs would muscle these out of the set, no problem. Some of them sound like filler aand have no chance of being played live.
I'm sure that when Paul wrote JET he was dancing on the spot at how good a song he had written. It would have been cracking live, too.
He needs more rockers.
By the way - 'Ballroom Dancing' is the best song on Tug of war for me.