Meat Loaf Couldn't Have Said It Better [UK]
LOW STOCK: Only 2 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$8.34 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$1.64 (16% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: September 23, 2003
- Originally Released: 2003
- Label: Sanctuary Records
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
This is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files. Enhancements include the two videos "Couldn't Have Said It Better," and "Did I Say That."
Personnel includes: Meat Loaf (vocals); Pearl Aday, Patti Russo (vocals); Tanja Reichert, Tony Flores, Giselda Vatcky (spoken vocals); Peter Mokran (guitar, synthesizer, programming); Michael Thompson (guitar); Stephen Erdody (cello); Tom Brislin (piano, Hammond B-3 organ); Mark Alexander, Aaron Zigman (piano); Kasim Sulton (bass, background vocals); John Miceli, Kenny Aronoff (drums); Luis Conte (percussion); James Michael, Rose Stone, Lynn Davis, Alexandra Brown, Eric Troyer, Todd Rundgren (background vocals).
Recorded at Conway Studios, Hollywood, California; Avatar Studios, New York, New York; Solar Audio, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Even as he edges gingerly into his late 50s, Meat Loaf seems doggedly determined not to go gently into that good night of tastefully tamed-down middle-aged rockers. He's always been about the larger-than-life musical gesture, and COULDN'T HAVE SAID IT BETTER finds the former Marvin Aday investing his arena-size power ballads with even more drama than in his BAT OUT OF HELL salad days.
The Loaf's famed BAT songwriting cohort Jim Steinman may not be on board, but the singer delivers an album's worth of pathos-drenched, Springsteen-meets-Queen rock opera that seems to hark back to that 1977 smash more than even its '90s sequel. There's a brief nod to nu-metal on "Do It!," one of the few Meat Loaf songs to clock in under three minutes, but things close out on an appropriately epic note with a stately, pomp-and-circumstance version of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young." That said, in an agreeably left-field touch, there's a hidden track at the end wherein our hero takes a roadhouse-rock approach to country star Alan Jackson's hit "Mercury Blues."
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (25th Anniversary Special... (DVD)
$8.98 on SALE
Out of StockSave for Later
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Blu-ray, 35th Anniversary)
$11.98 on SALE
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 58 ratings.
Based on 58 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best... (CD)
$4.48 Super Savings
Top ranking CD:
- Various Artists Top Hits of the 70s - Absolute Hits (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock - JukeBox Giants, Volume 3 (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock - JukeBox Giants, Volume 2 (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Enchantment Golden Classics, Featuring "Gloria" (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists Country Top Hits of the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s (4-CD) ~ $19.98 on SALE