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    Default David Lee Roth - Just Like paradise (Live Japanese TV Show 1988)

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    ...about as live as this:


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    Roth looks about as gay in the first video as he does in the second one...
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    My god is Just Like Paradise a sell-out 80's song. So much cheese.


    Someone needs to find me an 80's album that aged worse than Skyscraper. Top to bottom that album is stuck in the 80's worse than any I can think of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MackieMan View Post
    ...about as live as this:

    Roth looks like a campier version of former pro wrestler Tommy "Wildfire" Rich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    My god is Just Like Paradise a sell-out 80's song. So much cheese.


    Someone needs to find me an 80's album that aged worse than Skyscraper. Top to bottom that album is stuck in the 80's worse than any I can think of.
    See anything by Poison.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    My god is Just Like Paradise a sell-out 80's song. So much cheese.


    Someone needs to find me an 80's album that aged worse than Skyscraper. Top to bottom that album is stuck in the 80's worse than any I can think of.
    I bought this album the second it came out and I remember hoping it would be a continuation of the straightforward rock of EEAS, but it wasn't. I'll still fire up this song every now and then to be taken back to the 80's. As a guitarist, I love Vai's use of delay on the guitar parts. It was a fun time though- DLR's solo career hadn't crashed and burned yet, and the Skyscraper tour was great. Plus, VH with Sammy was still a relevant band in the music scene- saw both tours that year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emerald Eyes View Post
    Roth looks like a campier version of former pro wrestler Tommy "Wildfire" Rich.
    LMAO!!
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    I don't understand the point of TV shows shipping in all the equipment and then not have them play live.

    It's not like it was some Disney teeny bopper who has never played live before. Roth and Vai had each played thousands of shows by that point in their careers, and probably at least a hundred together, just let them play!
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    I had forgotten how bad that song is....

    This was clearly the beginning of the end for Roth.
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    Actually the vocal melody is not bad and could've been the vocal melody of one of VH's poppier song.
    What kills it is the music. EVH would've never allowed such crap production, and the music during the verse is very simplistic rhythm-wise. None of the sophistication of VH is present there. Even "Feels So Good" and "WIL" have so much more groove and finesse. The groove is very rigid in this song.
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