I promised to play something by Scorpions once or twice. First, I wanted to do one of their classics but then I realized YouTube was exploding with those covers of “Blackout” and “There's No One Like You”, so... How about the title track from the band's current album? I actually liked “Rock Believer” when I first heard it on the local rock radio. Nice track with the lyrics I can totally relate to!
Finally, I got this beast put together professionally! I've always wanted to have a B.C.Rich Warlock bass, hopefully a Japanese one. Well, I wasn't that lucky with Japan, so I ended up buying this Platinum Series Warlock , apparently, made in China. Didn't have a chance to play it long enough yet but it feels good in my hands, that's for sure. I'll try to make my next cover with it :)
While I can't call “Sonic Boom” my favorite KISS album I still liked it very much when it first came out in 2009. I mean the songs were far from being masterpieces but some of them were quite cool and catchy, though deep down I knew it wasn't real KISS anymore *slightly sad smile*
Call me weird but sometimes I like opening bands better than headliners or at least I like them not less than headliners. It happened to me more than once. The band Forever Still from Denmark is a perfect example. Once upon a time, I attended a club gig of Cellar Darling (the new band of super talented Anna Murphy, ex-Eluveitie) and Forever Still was the only supporting band that played before them.
Initially “Vrazhe” (“Foe” in Ukrainian) was a poem by Liudmyla Gorova which became very popular during the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022. The poem itself got a lot of attention on social networks. It was even translated into many other languages, except Russian for obvious reasons. At some point, the band Angy Kreyda made a song with this poem (in original Ukrainian) and it basically started another round of virus popularity for “Vrazhe”.
Hands down my favorite track from the “Labyrinth” soundtrack! Maybe because when I was watching the movie for the very first time it reminded me of “Music From The Elder” by KISS. It was so... elderish :) Don't know, maybe I was wrong but it still sounds incredible to me. David Bowie as Goblin King walking those weird stairs upside down and singing “Within You” was just epic! Still is.
Another bass cover for a track from the official “Labyrinth” soundtrack – this time an instrumental composition “Sarah” by Trevor Jones. It's the main musical theme of the main character Sarah played by Jennifer Connelly.
All right, it's time for a new movie special dedicated to the one and only “Labyrinth”! There will be three songs/compositions from the official “Labyrinth” soundtrack made by David Bowie and Trevor Jones and “As The World Falls Down” is a good start.