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Old 06-10-2024, 11:46 AM
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Same here. Great song. I know the story, but hearing a 62 year old going... i'm in love with my first guitar.. This is proof to me that writing too specifically about a personal subject is not always the best idea. Love the song, love the idea but... that one line: a more subtle approach would have been

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I obvioulsy hear what jon is singing but it doesn't resonate as much as if it were in French. Still a strong song in my opinion.
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Old 06-10-2024, 01:03 PM
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I'm not a native speaker but the line "I'm in love with my first guitar" kinda kills to song for me it's just strange. And I know and like the backstory of Jon buying back his first guitar.
The song itself is one of the more musically and instrumentally interesting (not using its full potential though) but I'm having a hard time not getting annoyed by this line.
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Old 06-10-2024, 07:14 PM
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I love this song. Love it more the more I listen to it. Am I the only one that could almost visualize Meat Loaf singing something like this?? No lyrically but musically it to me sounds like something Steinman could write for Meatloaf to sing! Just me?? Ok....
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