Ok people, I know this HAS to be the MOST hated song in all of VH-dom, BUT....
I am starting to really appreciate this song. (egads!!)
I mean, it's a really amazing song by a really amazing musician. I think that it has DEFINITELY gone over the head of most people. The composition of this song is really good. And considering it comes from a certified guitar GOD, this is an incredibly amazing feat.
I know that VH-3 is a sore spot in many people's eyes (especially DLR fans expecting 'THE REUNION'), but the album is (musically) incredible.
'How Many Say I' is no means a 'typical' VH song, and shouldn't be viewed as such. If it is, you will be let down, and probably already have. DO NOT listen to the song while you're speeding down the highway, getting drunk, or getting laid. Just sit down, put it on, and really LISTEN. Appreciate the man's musical genius, and you will get SO much more out of that song. Don't think of it as the alternative to the DLR reunion, but as a musical composition from our favorite guitarist/musician and I promise you'll be amazed.
Go on....give it another listen...I dare ya
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Personally, I love this song. Eddie's singing has always had the effect of getting me all hot and bothered. So I disagree with your, "don't listen to it while you're getting laid" comment. It'd work for me. Big Time.
There are several songs from VH3 that have grown on me:
Year To The Day
Dirty Water Dog
It is true - VH3, in musical terms, is genius. It's just too eclectic for the majority of rock fans who are used to the Van Halen of old (any perhaps new?). I still do not care for HMSI, but hey, I won't knock anyone for liking it.
<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by strungout:
DO NOT listen to the song while you're speeding down the highway, getting drunk, or getting laid.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>Especially don't listen to this song if you're doing all those things at once.
I love the song, it's the lyrics that I don't really connect with. But I admire Edward for putting it on the album, because it's so different from anything they've ever done and shows a whole different side to his art.
BTW, Year To the Day is far and away my favorite song off of VH III.
I won't listen to this song AT ALL . And Gary did not even sing it .
Damn, I should have made that bet in Las Vegas that Ed6150 would post in this thread! I coulda been a millionare!
Gonna move this to the Songs and Albums forum.
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[This message has been edited by Top Timmy (edited September 23, 2000 at 07:18 PM).]