JMJ Oxygene 3
joost at joostschuttelaar.nl
Thu Dec 8 11:46:25 CET 2016
Have to agree. I listened to it, but, wow, this is simply not good at all. It actually makes me think, perhaps Oxygene 1 is not that great either, and it’s just my nostalgia forming my opinion (since Oxygene belongs to the first music I’ve listened to in my life).
PS: sorry about the mess Emperor, but at least you get a nice new bath room! :)
The Hague, NL
> On 8 Dec 2016, at 11:27, Gert van Santen <g.vansanten at upcmail.nl> wrote:
> Op 6-12-2016 om 14:08 schreef Marek Szulen:
>> If you use Spotify - it's there already.
>> This should be the right link
> So I listened to this album one and a half time.
> I think it is uninspiring, inconsistent and mostly boring. It misses all the freshness of Jarres early works. Also, there are almost no real solos. Those solo's - to me - were the best part in Oxygene 1, and even in Oxygene 2.
> As far as I'm concerned Oxygene 3 sounds like a so-so'ish backing track for adding live solo's and effects and stuff during a gig.
> I feel Jarre has completely lost his mojo.
> Since we're on the subject of "old" musical heroes, I sort of had a similair experience when I went to a Peter Gabriel concert a couple of years ago. After 15 minutes I realised that I didn't like the "acoustic" set in the beginning at all, a bit later I was underwhelmed by new arrangements of his songs, and overall I was shocked to see that my all time favourite musical hero was now an old man in a weird coat.
> Afterwards I also realized that I, myself, was becoming an old man in a weird coat, and I didn't like it...
> Something else I don't like - there's a complete bathroom renovation going on at my house. One and a half week ago I felt some of the tiles under my feet move, and I called the housing department. We went from "just glueing the stones back" to "complete renovation" in a couple of hours, and now we suddenly are in this huge mess.
> The whole thing will take 2,5-3 weeks. There's loads of strangers going in and out, making a terrible amount of noise, using our bathroom, eating at my dining room table, burping, shouting, leaving the door open all the time (it's cold!). And they start work at 7:30 in the morning, so I have to get up at 7:00. Oh, and we have to shower at some neighbours house.
> Looking forward to the end of this...
> Cheers from a rather grumpy me.
> gert van santen
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