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Postby Bart » 06 Feb 2010, 14:55

I have added some videos of the current tour here.
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Postby elangelo » 09 Feb 2010, 04:25

If you go on YouTube and enter 'Chris Rea live Bucharest 2010', you will get (almost?) the whole concert, including 'Electric Guitar'!
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Postby HiredGun » 09 Feb 2010, 08:11

Electric Guitar is amazing. I love it when the man plays a decent solo. He should do it more often.

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Re: Videos

Postby elangelo » 09 Feb 2010, 10:01

A great song, reminds of Soft Top Hard Shoulder in the good old days, and really a new solo that we don't get to hear so often.
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Re: Videos

Postby Chris » 09 Feb 2010, 10:49

Yeah, great song (this new version of "Electric Guitar"); great video shot that night in Bucharest, too! Someone must have prepared some special box to hide his camera to take it in?
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Re: Videos

Postby Mr_Blues » 09 Feb 2010, 11:01

I think Electric Guitar was better on Blue Guitars.
This is some how a lighter sounding version of it.
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I better just sit back and drink beer. :)
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Re: Videos

Postby HiredGun » 09 Feb 2010, 13:04

Mr_Blues wrote:I think Electric Guitar was better on Blue Guitars.
This is some how a lighter sounding version of it.


Nevertheless, he played it wonderfully. You rarely see him play like that. If he would only do it more. He's great with his bottleneck, but this was the Chris from '89-'93 all back again. Love it!!!
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Re: Videos

Postby lilybee » 09 Feb 2010, 18:26

Hi All,

Here's a good view of Electric Guitar, which will be included in the new album coming out in November, along with the Bio.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4niWEux3g-8

There are some excellent videos on this channel, from the gig in Romania:

http://www.youtube.com/user/drstana#p/u

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Re: Videos

Postby Jim M » 09 Feb 2010, 19:23

THanks Lily
I agree I like Electric Guitar on Blue Guitars better !
This is nice but I don't think it translates live as well as most (which are better live).
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Re: Videos

Postby tobi777 » 09 Feb 2010, 19:28

Hi all,

lilybee wrote:Here's a good view of Electric Guitar, which will be included in the new album coming out in November, along with the Bio.


Good news - although it will be hard to wait till November :?

The inclusion of EG makes me happy and it fits into the picture. This version sounds a bit like Chris' older songs - no wonder that Warner rediscovered Chris and made him an offer he couldn't refuse. If they didn't like his new material they wouldn't have make him sign a new contract. So I expect an album which is maybe more like the old days.

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Re: Videos

Postby chrismiller » 09 Feb 2010, 20:41

Great video of Electric Guitar, you can clearly see CR's new Strat on it.
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Re: Videos

Postby blueskev » 09 Feb 2010, 23:00

Jim M wrote:THanks Lily
I agree I like Electric Guitar on Blue Guitars better !
This is nice but I don't think it translates live as well as most (which are better live).
Jim


Hi Jim,
Yes I agree totally, usually the live versions are so much better than the studio ones but maybe you have to be there to appreciate it!
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Re: Videos

Postby Jim M » 09 Feb 2010, 23:59

Hi Kev
To me it sounds almost like a totaly different song (not good or bad different just different).
Perhaps it's that it can't be performed live the same way ?
Both versions are good I just prefer the one on Blue Guitars.
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Re: Videos

Postby Mr_Blues » 10 Feb 2010, 06:58

Jim M wrote:Hi Kev
To me it sounds almost like a totaly different song (not good or bad different just different).
Perhaps it's that it can't be performed live the same way ?
Both versions are good I just prefer the one on Blue Guitars.
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The style played on live hints back to earlier era of Chris Rea.
Meaning it sounds more like the other hits played during the tour.
Once again clue about throwing the blues era away, and going back closer to mainstream,
which is doggone shame....
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Re: Videos

Postby blueskev » 10 Feb 2010, 14:11

Mr_Blues wrote:
The style played on live hints back to earlier era of Chris Rea.
Meaning it sounds more like the other hits played during the tour.
Once again clue about throwing the blues era away, and going back closer to mainstream,
which is doggone shame....


Hi Mr Blues,
I know what you mean about the style, that's what I thought too, but I hope you are wrong about throwing away the blues. Still so Far the single had a great chicago shuffle to it so maybe its not all bad :-)
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