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by tobi777
12 Oct 2018, 19:30
Forum: News
Topic: New comp?
Replies: 8
Views: 1534

Re: New comp?

Why should the company that owns the rights have to ask Chris first before they re-release a compilation? I guess they can release whatever they want - and vinyl gets more and more interesting again, these days. In fact vinyl has been the only format during the last years with growing sales figures ...
by tobi777
24 Sep 2018, 18:36
Forum: News
Topic: New comp?
Replies: 8
Views: 1534

Re: New comp?

The first one is a strange compilation of songs - probably using the re-recorded tracks from 2008 that sound like he made them during a lunch break. Like the compilation "The Definitive Greatest Hits" (what a laugh!) an effort by the Edel-label to make easy money with the re-recorded songs... The se...
by tobi777
11 Aug 2018, 20:12
Forum: Frontpage English
Topic: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again
Replies: 25
Views: 3053

Re: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again

Hi all, to be honest I think neither Chris nor the record company / companies show too much interest in the early works. So even if the tapes can be restored - there must be dozens of tapes (e.g. live recordings) in the vaults somewhere and noone has been keen on releasing that stuff until now. Why ...
by tobi777
22 Jul 2018, 10:10
Forum: Frontpage English
Topic: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again
Replies: 25
Views: 3053

Re: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again

I hope so, but in the past the record companies haven't been too interested in Chris' back catalogue - to put it politely. There were many Best-Ofs - but no Box etc. which puzzles me because many lesser known artists released something like that. So, why should they release an album that never reall...
by tobi777
21 Jul 2018, 20:44
Forum: Frontpage English
Topic: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again
Replies: 25
Views: 3053

Re: Master tapes for 1982 album "Smile" found again

Hi all,

this is really amazing! Where did you get these great news from?
Maybe after all this time there's something going to happen in terms of re-releases, rarities etc.

Best wishes
Tobi
by tobi777
29 Mar 2018, 22:59
Forum: News
Topic: Steiger Award 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2443

Re: Steiger Award 2018

Believe me guys, I am very happy that I was wrong :D
Nevertheless I wish Chris or his management would give us some tiny feedback.
He/they must know that we have been terribly worried after the collapse :(
by tobi777
19 Mar 2018, 15:39
Forum: News
Topic: Steiger Award 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2443

Re: Steiger Award 2018

This confirms my worst fears. Although Chris has always been kind of reclusive in terms of his private life with many months going by without a sign of life - at least we would have got at least a little update on his health status if it wasn't that bad. But no news since his collapse - and it's alr...
by tobi777
08 Oct 2017, 14:43
Forum: News
Topic: The Tour 2017
Replies: 81
Views: 14111

Re: The Tour 2017

The songs from RFL I like the least - and the well known songs since many years :(
My worst expectations have been confirmed.
What a load of ...
by tobi777
04 Oct 2017, 18:39
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

Well, the setlists from 2006 on have been nearly identical and I cannot believe any german fan would approve that - or even demand it... maybe if the setlist consisted of hits only. It's clear to me that he has to play a few hits - every artist is expected to do that - and I guess 80% of the audienc...
by tobi777
24 Aug 2017, 21:32
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

Another detail I simply don't get: in the EPK he says that this album wasn't actually planned. But he didn't release an album for the last six years - apart from the La Passione remake - and he often boasted about writing songs each day and having the problem that he has too much material and the re...
by tobi777
24 Aug 2017, 08:28
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

I think he had paid his mortgage back by 1988 or so due to his commercial success since the mid-80's - and he sold millions of records at least in the early 90's and still got heavy rotation on many radio stations. "Driving Home" alone gives him a nice income each year. So unless he ruined himself b...
by tobi777
22 Aug 2017, 18:03
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

What I found interesting in the interview was that he was cut after "medically..." (00:14 in the Youtube video). I'm sure he added at least another item on this list. In the interview with the Daily Mail he said something about business things that went utterly wrong ("and some business things went ...
by tobi777
07 Aug 2017, 11:58
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

Very sad, indeed. The upcoming tour might be the last one as it will get harder and harder to keep up with the life on the road and the busy tour schedule. Also interesting to read in this article - and sad, as well - that some business things got messed up. I wonder what this could be? Maybe negoti...
by tobi777
04 Aug 2017, 22:20
Forum: News
Topic: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!
Replies: 343
Views: 56206

Re: NEW RELEASE 2017 - ROAD SONGS FOR LOVERS!!!

Well, I've just canceled my pre-order of the deluxe version after listening several times to the new snippet :( What's the point in re-releasing a song from the last album which was poor and still will be poor- no matter how you arrange it? Even worse: the new production sounds even worse than the o...
by tobi777
04 Aug 2017, 22:00
Forum: News
Topic: Wishes for the upcoming tour
Replies: 5
Views: 1626

Re: Wishes for the upcoming tour

Aaah, "Curse Of The Traveller" - another favourite of mine. Great!