¿No os recuerda un poco la foto del Roger al Jose Mari Bakero, ex del Barça?
*No estoy seguro d la fexa, en la portada parece q pone 1991, o 1997!!
VAYA PEDAZO D RAREZA!!!!
A 1ª Escuxa Reconozco q algunos temas me parecieron poco A.O.R. y muy Country, pero ojo q conforme vas escuxandolo, la cosa cambia!
1 - Handle With Care
2 - Tie You Up
3 - Matter Of Time
4 - This Feeling Inside
5 - Make-U-Crazy
6 - Ain't No Tellin' (What A Woman Can Do)
7 - Go On And Dream
8 - Confusion (Me falta este tema!!!)
9 - Little Inner Child
10 - Prodigal Girl (Esta si q es Country!!)
11 - Leave Our Love
12 - Be My Balloon
un poco d info: (EN INGLES)
This Canadian AOR artist has already had some success in the past, including being number 3 in the famous Rock Homegrown Contest. Now ROGER LAPOINTE has released his first solo-album titled 'Handle with care'. There are 12 tracks on the CD that was partly produced by Roger himself. The other producers are Matthew Gerard and David Hines. The production is a bit average and also the music is not really heavy. Still there are a few great tracks on the CD. Opener "Handle with care" is a great relaxing AOR ballad a la GARY HUGHES, only pity is the saxsolo in this song.
The following two tracks are the best ones on the CD. "Tie you up" and "Matter of time" are both Classic AOR rock orientated and are similar to PHIL CHRISTIAN/BIG MOUTH, STAN BUSH… These two songs sound very good and impressive, more of these songs and you have a great album. Unfortunately these are the last rockers on this CD, because after these songs the CD turns into a uncertain direction. There are some AOR songs like "Confusion" (pretty good semi AOR Ballad 80s styled, classic AOR keys at the start and a great guitarsolo) and "Go on and dream" (STAN BUSH kinda midtempo AOR, only the saxsolo should not be there). But especially the last 4 tracks have really nothing to do with AOR, because songs like "Be my balloon" (rockabilly influences) and "Prodigal girl" are pure popsongs.
Conclusion is that this is not a sensational release, because the CD is not AOR all the way. I would advise to Roger to record more material in the style of his great uptempo AOR rockers "Tie you up" and "Matter of time", because the material is now a bit too diverse to recommend to the AOR fan only. Still, the AOR fan will enjoy at least a couple of tracks that sound rather good. For more info visit the website of Roger's recordlabel Crown Musicworks at: http://www.breaknet.com/crown
A re-issue of a late 90s record of singer/songwriter ROGER LAPOINTE. I remember reviewing the record somewhat 6 years ago, it was a sort of mixed affair, as you got yourself a bunch of great MICHAEL MORALES meets GARY HUGHES meets STAN BUSH type of AOR songs, but also a couple of Popsongs that even BILLY JOEL would find too dreadful (“Be my Balloon”, “Prodigal girl” and “Ain’t no tellin”). Nevertheless, this re-issue makes clear the ROGER LAPOINTE album had it’s highlights for AOR fans, such as the songs “Tie you up”, “Matter of time”, “Confusion” (awesome!) and “Go on and dream”, which features good singing and will be interesting for STAN BUSH fans, although I have to inform you it is a little poppy in general. It is now available through: http://www.targetrecords.de Only for the die-hard AOR fans, who don’t mind a little poppier approach every now and then.
Estilo: A.O.R.con algunos Tokes Country
Onda: PHIL CHRISTIAN/BIG MOUTH, STAN BUSH
Temas Prefes: Go On And Dream, Handle With Care, Tie You Up, Matter Of Time, This Feeling Inside, Go On And Dream
Descripcion: Gana con las escuxas!!
Producer: Mathew Gerard, Roger LaPointe, David Hines
¿Alguien sabe algo mas?
E sido Incapaz d encontrar los musicos q icieron este disco!!