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#41 bluefox4000

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 05:37 PM

it's totally unappealing but then again so far with the lack of features it fits, lol

R30 Was done up more then this.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 05:43 PM

The disco ball saves the cover from being a complete flop.  :lol: ;)

Edited by Lorraine, 09 October 2015 - 05:44 PM.


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Posted 09 October 2015 - 05:50 PM

I dunno...I prefer it to the dragon on Rio

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:01 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 09 October 2015 - 05:50 PM, said:

I dunno...I prefer it to the dragon on Rio

so that cover wasn't.....One little victory for you?

haha.......thank you!!!

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Edited by bluefox4000, 09 October 2015 - 06:02 PM.


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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:02 PM

The disco ball is probably actually in the original photo.  It was part of the encore, and the stage lights are aimed directly at it.  Also Neil's arms are not missing.  He was playing a part with both arms concealed by toms, and you can see his hand in the middle of the two front toms.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:03 PM

It is a bit blah but at least we are going to get it released soon!

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:14 PM

View Postbluefox4000, on 09 October 2015 - 06:01 PM, said:

View PostSegue Myles, on 09 October 2015 - 05:50 PM, said:

I dunno...I prefer it to the dragon on Rio

so that cover wasn't.....One little victory for you?

haha.......thank you!!!

Mick

It looked more like something thrown out of the cradle

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:41 PM

The R40 Live cover is an old painting of Hugh's from 1977. Crazy right??

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:46 PM

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM, said:

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

Keep that song in your head! You may  need it one day.   I was just reading about how to give adult CPR.  In Step 4, it says to:   straighten your arms and press down as hard as possible.  Repeating at an interval of at least 100 times per minute, or "in time with the tune of the disco classic 'Stayin Alive.'" :)

The song came in handy for something.

Edited by Lorraine, 09 October 2015 - 06:47 PM.


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Posted 09 October 2015 - 06:59 PM

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM, said:

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

Every time I hear that song I think of the scene at the dive bar in Airplane!

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 07:01 PM

View PostLorraine, on 09 October 2015 - 06:46 PM, said:

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM, said:

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

Keep that song in your head!    You may  need it one day.   I was just reading about how to give adult CPR.  In Step 4, it says to:   straighten your arms and press down as hard as possible.  Repeating at an interval of at least 100 times per minute, or "in time with the tune of the disco classic 'Stayin Alive.'" :)

The song came in handy for something.

Interesting.  Who knew The Bee Gees were such uber genuises!

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 07:04 PM

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 07:01 PM, said:

View PostLorraine, on 09 October 2015 - 06:46 PM, said:

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM, said:

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

Keep that song in your head! You may  need it one day.   I was just reading about how to give adult CPR.  In Step 4, it says to:   straighten your arms and press down as hard as possible.  Repeating at an interval of at least 100 times per minute, or "in time with the tune of the disco classic 'Stayin Alive.'" :)

The song came in handy for something.

Interesting.  Who knew The Bee Gees were such uber genuises!

:huh:   They were always good at making comebacks.  This must be their final one.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 07:05 PM

View Postctbadger, on 09 October 2015 - 06:59 PM, said:

View PostTexMike, on 09 October 2015 - 06:38 PM, said:

I've decided I hate the cover because every time I look at it,  "Stayin' Alive" starts playing in my head.

Every time I hear that song I think of the scene at the dive bar in Airplane!

LOL.  Me too!  And that guy on the dance floor!  That movie is a classic.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 07:34 PM

View PostGeddy, on 09 October 2015 - 05:36 PM, said:

The only thing I know is that it's the best face Geddy has ever made on an album cover before
I think this is post of the thread so far. :cheers:

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 07:38 PM

View PostHalfwayToGone, on 09 October 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

Also Neil's arms are not missing.  He was playing a part with both arms concealed by toms, and you can see his hand in the middle of the two front toms.
Interesting observation. I thought that was the design on his t-shirt, like the S&A ouroboros.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:20 PM

November 20 can't come soon enough! Pre-ordered this thru Amazon.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:38 PM

View Postpuffyshirt, on 09 October 2015 - 11:46 AM, said:

That...can't possibly be Hugh. It's way, wayyyy too hideous to be Hugh. 90's font with a gradient color, amateur photoshop sky, and a disco ball?

No, I can't allow myself to believe this is Hugh.

I wish they would just re-purpose the r40 package that came out last year, and alter it a bit. That was much, muuuuch more aesthetically pleasing.
Yes. This. :yes:

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:43 PM

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View Postpuffyshirt, on 09 October 2015 - 11:46 AM, said:

That...can't possibly be Hugh. It's way, wayyyy too hideous to be Hugh. 90's font with a gradient color, amateur photoshop sky, and a disco ball?

No, I can't allow myself to believe this is Hugh.

I wish they would just re-purpose the r40 package that came out last year, and alter it a bit. That was much, muuuuch more aesthetically pleasing.
Yes. This. :yes:

Sometimes less is more, and it definitely is in this case.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:56 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 09 October 2015 - 08:43 PM, said:

View Postcatherine, on 09 October 2015 - 08:38 PM, said:

View Postpuffyshirt, on 09 October 2015 - 11:46 AM, said:

That...can't possibly be Hugh. It's way, wayyyy too hideous to be Hugh. 90's font with a gradient color, amateur photoshop sky, and a disco ball?

No, I can't allow myself to believe this is Hugh.

I wish they would just re-purpose the r40 package that came out last year, and alter it a bit. That was much, muuuuch more aesthetically pleasing.
Yes. This. :yes:

Sometimes less is more, and it definitely is in this case.
I guess I don't REALLY care that much if the content is good but man, WTH were they thinking with this thing? Is it supposed to be gaudy on purpose? Is it an inside joke? WTH is Hugh? If his name is on the credit for this thing I am going to be totally disillusioned. I bought that $100 book and I find it impossible to believe he had anything to do with this. But hey, stranger things have happened I guess. :huh:





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