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  1. The energy she gives to that scene and song is...

    The energy she gives to that scene and song is phenomenal.
  2. Thread: Dear Marv2

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    I don't think it is necessary to go so far to pay...

    I don't think it is necessary to go so far to pay respect to him.
  3. Those songs are fine as album cuts. I...

    Those songs are fine as album cuts.
    I particularly like "only love can conquer all"
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    It's especially difficult if she regrets not...

    It's especially difficult if she regrets not having been able to keep the group at a high level of commercial success or if she compares her notoriety to that of Diana Ross.
  5. I don't care for potential hit, when the game is...

    I don't care for potential hit, when the game is over. I care for the songs because this album is one of her most unique and personal. Some view it as an endless lamento, but not me.
    It took me...
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    This might be a feast for a Supremes fan, but a...

    This might be a feast for a Supremes fan, but a nightmare for a Diana Ross 's one.
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    She was a little bit more hysterical than now....

    She was a little bit more hysterical than now. She delivers a version of the changing name of the Supremes that I have never heard before.
  8. Maybe Diana bluffed tremendously well, and at...

    Maybe Diana bluffed tremendously well, and at RCA, Bob Summer thought he had signed an artist like Barbra Streisand. It was 1981, Diana had just had a lot of hits, from R&B to symphonic ballads.

    ...
  9. Thread: Opening songs

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    Was there a "eaten alive tour"? I don't think...

    Was there a "eaten alive tour"?
    I don't think so, since it was just an extension of the Swept away promotional tour. The album was released while she was on tour in Europe and this is the time she...
  10. Thread: Opening songs

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    To my knowledge, during the time of the...

    To my knowledge, during the time of the promotion, she did live from :

    The Boss:It’s My House, No One Gets The Prize, I Ain’t Been Licked, The Boss, All For One
    diana : Upside down, I'm coming...
  11. Thread: Opening songs

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    What are the albums she promoted most on stage? ...

    What are the albums she promoted most on stage?
    The Boss
    Swept away
    WO
    FBTP
    TMH
  12. Thread: ***shine***

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    I'm listening EA since a few days, and definitely...

    I'm listening EA since a few days, and definitely I think all the songs are too high to provide a good sound.
    Experience and I'm watching you are the hardest to listen to.
    The single EA aged...
  13. Thread: ***shine***

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    Maybe it's because, those pop songs are...

    Maybe it's because, those pop songs are mechanical to sing for great singers like Streisand or Warwick. It seems to me, that Diana is in between in the sense that she can be free while singing pop...
  14. Is it the sound of her voice whithout studio...

    Is it the sound of her voice whithout studio improvement?
  15. Thread: ***shine***

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    The Diana Ross project page, sums up better than...

    The Diana Ross project page, sums up better than I could



    Yet, I like very much, Love being in love with you, Love on the line, Don't give up and to a lesser degree, I'm watching you. But she...
  16. Thread: ***shine***

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    I'm a fan of the Bee Gees, I'm a fan of Guilty,...

    I'm a fan of the Bee Gees, I'm a fan of Guilty, or the duets between Olivia and Andy Gibb, and Olivia and Barry.
    But his own solo album in 1984 isn't very good.
    Very recently there was a lengthy...
  17. Thread: ***shine***

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    Why? It's a matter of personal feelings. The...

    Why? It's a matter of personal feelings. The moment I new he was going to produce a record for Diana, I was disappointed.
    I have always wondered why Streisand never did an album with Quincy Jones...
  18. Thread: ***shine***

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    I wonder why her RCA or Capitol records, were...

    I wonder why her RCA or Capitol records, were flop in UK. Isn't it strange that with Chain reaction as a n1 lead single, the Eaten Alive album isn't even silver?
    Julio Iglesias was a big name in...
  19. Thread: ***shine***

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    Of all those white pop rock producers she...

    Of all those white pop rock producers she approached, I only like Darryl Hall and Gary Katz unexpectedly.
    Barry Gibb was an odd option and George Michel would have been the same.
  20. Thread: ***shine***

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    Whatever its qualities, "Red Hot" is a perfect...

    Whatever its qualities, "Red Hot" is a perfect example of headless marketing.
    As a European, I may not be in the best position to judge the exact nature of R&B, but with such a title, I don't...
  21. Thread: ***shine***

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    It's nice how Diana is able to give relief, and...

    It's nice how Diana is able to give relief, and various colors to her voice.
    This is especially true when comparing the two versions.
  22. Thread: Opening songs

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    She was pretty flexible with her set list. I saw...

    She was pretty flexible with her set list. I saw that in February 85, she sang, It's my House, Reach out I'll be there, Love child, reflexion... When I saw her in October, those songs were not in her...
  23. Thread: Opening songs

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    Like her entrance at Motown 25

    Like her entrance at Motown 25
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    When she opened with Moutain, I suppose it's like...

    When she opened with Moutain, I suppose it's like she did in Central Park or at Caesar Palace 1979.
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    Yes, I agree. But this tend to show that she had...

    Yes, I agree. But this tend to show that she had little idea about what her fans wanted at that time, or that she over estimated her capacities, or both.
    Maybe she was in this Manhattan Super Woman...
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