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    Hot For Teacher bangarang's Avatar
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    VH Songs You Like Better LIVE

    This has probably been asked before, but following the 2004 tour i just want to see what all of your updated opinions are.... for me Best Of Both Worlds and Top Of The World are two songs i like alot better live, the band just seems to really pick it up energy wise with these songs. Although both recordings of these songs were excellent, the live versions get me friggin pumped! lol
    "Some low life flathead scum infects, the sickness in his eyes reflects, you wonder why your life is screaming, wonder why we're humans being."

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    when its love was awesome live in tampa and jump is WAY better live
    Rock on MotherFucker!!!!!!
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    Bands I Have Seen Live:
    Van Halen The Smashup
    Twisted Sister Sanctity
    Loverboy Into Eternity
    WASP 2X Overkill
    LA Guns Arch Eenemy
    Stephen Percy Opeth
    Collective Soul Lamb Of God
    Motley Crue 3x Megadeth
    Queensryche 2x Aerosmith
    Amon Amarth Angels & Airwaves
    Trivium
    Children Of Bodom
    Still Remains
    Suffocation
    It Dies Today
    Poison The Well
    Shadows Fall

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    Hot For Teacher bangarang's Avatar
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    true man! i almost forgot about JUMP, great song live, and although many people (including myself) questioned the idea of JUMP as an opener on this tour, as soon as i saw them live i just new that it was the perfect song to open with, it was awesome.
    "Some low life flathead scum infects, the sickness in his eyes reflects, you wonder why your life is screaming, wonder why we're humans being."

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    If only we could see em live over here!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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    Gotta go with Jump (Sammy) odviously, and Right Now, I think Van Halen are a live band first, before anything else. Any of the keys tunes they do are better live, because Ed has way more freedom, I think all of the Roth era stuff sounded better live than in the studio (well not vocals but what can you do) it just seems that is where they shine, and it's not how good you are in the studio, it's live that counts.

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    There are a bunch that I like better live, and most of them are with Sammy.

    -Little Dreamer
    -Jump
    -5150
    -Summer Nights
    -Don't Tell Me
    -Finish What Ya Started!!!! (terrible studio)
    -Best Of Both Worlds
    -Top Of The World
    "Rehab is for Quitters"

    "It is not possible to have life after death since death is the end of life." -OV

    "What doesn’t kill you, will only make you pissed off!"
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    "If I know I'm going crazy...I must not be insane." -Dave Mustaine

    "Simpson, QUICK! Honk at that broad." -Mayor Quimby

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    Eventhough I only heard it sung by Gary, Humans Being kicked ass live, also Without You, Jump, Unchained, and I could go on and on and on and...
    Rock the Red!!!

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    Dave Era LIVE

    unchained
    dance the night away
    im the one

    Sammy era live
    why cant this be love
    judgement day
    What do you mean i dont believe in god?
    I talk to him everyday!

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    R I G H T N O W
    "Question is,not does love exist,but when,she leaves,where she goes. I got a feeling she don't know either. Wait like the wind,watch where she blows..."

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    Unchained, When It's Love, and Finish What Ya Started.
    Van Halen Reunion Tour
    Louisville, Kentucky July 6th, 2004
    "It's a little hot in here tonight!"


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    All of the soft stuff like Right Now, that song has more power live. I'd definately say Jump is a lot better live. Songs that arent better live to me are some of the heavy songs like humans being.

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    Little Dreamer was mentioned. Don't really care for that song too much on the album, but Dave does it great live with a lot of emotion.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

    Emperor Brett - "I can't believe you guys are analyzing song-by-song Van Halen III? What next, analyzing the script of Stroker Ace looking for some shred of Citizen Kane?"

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    If only we could see em live over here!!!!!!!!!!!!11
    Yeah me too. *Sigh*
    "I talked to the cancer. I told the f*cker the party was over" - Eddie Van Halen

    "I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman". - Homer Simpson


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    Baluchitherium Texas Poundcake's Avatar
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    I wasn't a big fan of 'Up for Breakfast' until I heard it live. I still don't think the song itself is that great, but the way they did it on stage was alot of fun!
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    Atomic Punk Menlow's Avatar
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    I never cared for Right Now, thought it was only notable for the video and was thoroughly embarassed by the Crystal Pepsi commercials....but, on the reunion tour it really was a highlight, just sounded much better.

 

 

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