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Old 05-29-2020, 06:14 AM
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This sounds really good. These three voices work well together. Where is Mick And John?

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Old 05-29-2020, 09:07 AM
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This was probably modern postal rock. Not being songwriters, Mick and John likely don’t have home recording equipment. Still, if there’s not another Fleetwood Mac album, at least we have an idea of where it might have gone.

I’d love to see a RSD release with this as the A side and Campbell’s “Lockdown” as the B side.

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Old 05-29-2020, 10:34 AM
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It's a very light radio sounding tune.
There's also another vocalist from New Zealand singing background too.
I think Christine's vocals at the end are the song's best embellishment.
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Old 05-29-2020, 11:03 AM
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It's a very light radio sounding tune.
There's also another vocalist from New Zealand singing background too.
I think Christine's vocals at the end are the song's best embellishment.
I agree, Christine adds that little bit of magic to it(find your way). Reminds me of some of her Tusk backing vocals. I really like this.
Stevie sounds nasal, but not as bad as other songs.
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Kinda bland but for a fundraising single not bad. Doesn't make me feel like I'm missing much by them all not doing an album together.

Stevie's vocal sounds an awful lot like her vocal on Leann Rimes "Borrowed".

Christine gets short shrift.

I get that Stevie is the bigger pop star and recognized name so he wants to leverage that. But I feel like Chris is lost in the mix and her part at the end is so faint it's easy to miss. I mentioned it to a friend who listened to it with me and they were "What Chris part at the end?" and even when I played it again they had a hard time hearing it.
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Old 05-29-2020, 01:16 PM
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Quite nice. Played it a few times without the visuals and it sounded okay.
Sounded better for some reason with the accompanying video (albeit its a fairly simple video).
Agree Christine adds something and should have played a more prominent role.
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This sounds really good. These three voices work well together. Where is Mick And John?

https://neilfinn.lnk.to/FindYourWay
Yeah I liked this a lot.
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Old 08-26-2020, 05:28 PM
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I inferred from Mick's 2017 interview where he mentioned talking to Stevie about the set for the next tour that they were going to explore doing songs that they (Rumours 5) hadn't done in a while, and by that I thought Stevie was speaking on selecting her songs. Stevie in an interview around that time spoke about insisting on doing different things for the next tour and spoke about going through each of the albums and searching for stuff to do.
But I don't think she really showed for it on the 18/19 tour. No Straight Back, Angel, Sara, Welcome to the Room, or Everybody Finds Out. Say You Will was on the 50 Don't Stop package too and that wasn't touched. But heck Gypsy and Storms, a 2009 staple, were done!

I think the pre-FMFM focus was done for fun but also to help replace Lindsey songs too. I remember hearing Neil on the Sirius Channel in May 2018 saying how much of a big responsibility it was to him to sing Lindsey's songs. Too bad they only did Blue Letter once, and/or didn't try Oh Diane, Can't Go Back or Mystified.

I actually think Can't Go Back and Family Man would've been good for Neil, instead of Crowded House and Split Enz stuff in the set.
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I inferred from Mick's 2017 interview where he mentioned talking to Stevie about the set for the next tour that they were going to explore doing songs that they (Rumours 5) hadn't done in a while, and by that I thought Stevie was speaking on selecting her songs. Stevie in an interview around that time spoke about insisting on doing different things for the next tour and spoke about going through each of the albums and searching for stuff to do.

But I don't think she really showed for it on the 18/19 tour. No Straight Back, Angel, Sara, Welcome to the Room, or Everybody Finds Out. Say You Will was on the 50 Don't Stop package too and that wasn't touched. But heck Gypsy and Storms, a 2009 staple, were done!
Funny how we inferred different things from that interview. Based on what I inferred, Stevie absolutely delivered. She sang “Black Magic Woman” and turned “All Over Again” into a duet.

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I think the pre-FMFM focus was done for fun but also to help replace Lindsey songs too. I remember hearing Neil on the Sirius Channel in May 2018 saying how much of a big responsibility it was to him to sing Lindsey's songs. Too bad they only did Blue Letter once, and/or didn't try Oh Diane, Can't Go Back or Mystified.

I actually think Can't Go Back and Family Man would've been good for Neil, instead of Crowded House and Split Enz stuff in the set.
Neil can definitely sing pop with the best of them.

However, there was zero chance DDIO wasn’t getting played. Part of the reason they brought on Neil and Mike is because they have legendary careers and have made legendary music. DDIO is Neil Finn’s biggest hit, and it’s one of the most recognizable hits of the ‘80s. They wouldn’t have gone to the trouble of getting him if he didn’t have anything to bring to the table in terms of publicity.
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However, there was zero chance DDIO wasn’t getting played. Part of the reason they brought on Neil and Mike is because they have legendary careers and have made legendary music. DDIO is Neil Finn’s biggest hit, and it’s one of the most recognizable hits of the ‘80s. They wouldn’t have gone to the trouble of getting him if he didn’t have anything to bring to the table in terms of publicity.
Isn't DDIO a calling card for Neil though? That's Mick's language: calling card
To me it's like if they asked Marky Mark to join FM, there would've been zero chance "Good Vibrations" wouldn't have been played.

So part of the reason they brought on Neil and Mike was to play music that Neil and Mike made outside of FM and not to make a new FM song or songs to play live?
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Isn't DDIO a calling card for Neil though?That's Mick's language: calling card
To me it's like if they asked Marky Mark to join FM, there would've been zero chance "Good Vibrations" wouldn't have been played.
Probably. Although his style is pretty far removed from any relevant to Fleetwood Mac. Compare “Something So Strong” to “Remember Me” (especially the Roxy version).

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So part of the reason they brought on Neil and Mike was to play music that Neil and Mike made outside of FM and not to make a new FM song or songs to play live?
To a degree. That’s a narrow reading of it. Neil and Mike have big enough names that they were able to make up any attrition at the ticket counter due to the split with Lindsey. To put it another way, would Billy and Rick have been able to bring something comparable to Petty Nation?
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