Daniel Gardiner

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Location: Boise, ID USA


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Moment Of Glory ~ Scorpions
Moment Of Glory ~ Scorpions
5.0 out of 5 stars Sountrack to life, July 10 2002
The only comlaint you could have about buying this album is that it is relatively short. That shouldnt stop you from buying it! Inevitably this will be compared to Metallica's S&M: but this is spit-and-polished metal and ballads that puts it to shame. The updated "rock you like a hurricane" is terrific, although Klaus Meine's vocals (in my opinion) just werent _quite_ as beautiful as usual. This song opens strong orchestrally, and closes just as hard. "Moment of glory" is wonderful. The children's choir is a nice touch, adding to the songs' message of hope, and I particularly like the impish ending by the orchestra here and on "wind of change". "send… Read more
Eye II Eye ~ The Scorpions
Eye II Eye ~ The Scorpions
Sure, Klaus Meine has a killer voice, Schenker's guitars can still make you nod your head, but what is this? The opening to "what you give you get back" sounds like boyz 2 men. Now, any Scorps fan relishes their harmonies laid over blistering riffs, or soft melodies a la wind of change, but be forewarned: this album attempts to infuse a more 'modern' sound like you would find in a club or hip-hop radio station. The ratio of songs I skip to songs I listen to is pretty sad. To give credit, songs such as Yellow Butterfly are by no means a failure, it's a song I dont think many people could complain about. In short, if their hard rockin/balladeering 80's hey-dey is your thing, dont… Read more

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