g l e n n h u g h e s . c o m - Fan Forum


Go Back   Glenn Hughes Fan Forum > COMMUNICATE > Media Centre

Media Centre Interviews & the Press; pictures, video & soundbytes.

Reply

 
Post New Thread Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old Oct-03-2003, 1:17 AM
wolfysmith's Avatar
wolfysmith wolfysmith is offline
 
 
UK

Member Since: Aug 2002
From: Cannock, Staffs.
Posts: 2,245
Thanks: 112
Thanked 794 Times in 377 Posts
Icon34 Classic Rock November - HTP 2

Here’s the review of HTP 2 from the new edition of Classic Rock magazine:

Glenn Hughes tends to divide opinion. There’s a cult that reveres him as its tragic figurehead, misunderstood, misrepresented, a giant talent undervalued by a plebeian listenership; another smaller, smaller micro-society wishes him ill for daring to put the funk into Deep Purple –when such things mattered. The thundering majority, however, couldn’t give a toss either way. For them, his work with JLT will appear anachronistic.
This album – in common with their first – is wilfully shaped for the cultist of either hue, its riffs rudely retro, its whoops and howls resolutely old-school. It’s Hughes’s second partnership (he cut albums of a similar bent with Pat Thrall), and Turner, another Purple old lag, albeit of lesser vintage, complements him well. Indeed, he is crafty enough to underplay his hand; against Hughes tendency to over-act, his straight guy comes off extremely well. Perhaps because of his erratic career – Hughes has fewer miles on the clock than his contempories – his voice remains overwhelming. But there is nothing to change anybody’s mind.

*** out of *****

I haven’t got HTP 2 yet so cant give my own review of it. Just like the SITKOR “review? there is no mention of who else is on the album, the songs, or anything else, just the usual rant about Glenn – although they didn’t mention drugs for a change. As for the 3 star verdict, you could have predicted that yourself.

See my other post for their reviews of Trapeze cds UR the Music …. (*****) & Boatclub Live (***)

"It's in my blood"

 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old Oct-03-2003, 4:41 AM
Grace's Avatar
Grace Grace is offline
 
USA

Member Since: Jun 2002
From: New Jersey
Posts: 1,716
Thanks: 11
Thanked 15 Times in 13 Posts
My God, Wolfysmith, an insult in EVERY sentence?

Glenn's voice remains overwhelming.......because of his erratic career????

HUH????? Somebody want to explain THAT logic to me?????

And I won't even go near " a cult following that regards him as a TRAGIC FIGUREHEAD"
......or I'll get thrown off this board for using XXXXXXX language!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old Oct-03-2003, 11:57 AM
Shirl's Avatar
Shirl Shirl is offline
 
UK

Member Since: Aug 2002
From: Land of the Livin'
Posts: 1,131
Thanks: 395
Thanked 65 Times in 43 Posts
Grace - rewind. Just don't comment on the silly comments. Leave them where they belong ...

Thanks Wolfysmith - we were sharing the official watcher role for a while for the reviews in CR, but I've now cancelled my membership, albeit a little late.

And the meek shall inherit the earth ...
Reply With Quote
Reply



Navigate: Glenn Hughes Fan Forum > COMMUNICATE > Media Centre

Share Thread

Tags
album, albums, classic rock, Deep Purple, Glenn Hughes, HTP, Pat Thrall, Trapeze


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Classic Rock November - Tommy, DP, Chad wolfysmith Media Centre 12 Nov-22-2005 11:53 AM
CHAT with GLENN transcript - February 15th, 2004 Webmaster Fan CHAT Schedule & Logs 3 Feb-16-2004 6:45 AM
HTP in new Classic Rock Magazine Ad Album Reviews 9 Apr-03-2002 6:55 AM
CHAT transcript - March 20th, 2002 Webmaster Fan CHAT Schedule & Logs 0 Mar-20-2002 8:16 PM
HTP Studio Report in Classic Rock 38, March 2002 Ad Media Centre 0 Feb-28-2002 10:56 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 9:44 AM.