History Music / BryanAdams

21st Jan '16 5:45:49 PM Exxolon
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One of UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}'s most successful musicians, Bryan Adams entered the music industry as a songwriter in the late 1970s before achieving solo fame in TheEighties. Initially marketed as a "Canadian [[Music/BruceSpringsteen Springsteen]]", Adams developed his own distinctive [[ArenaRock melodic rock]] beginning with his second album, "You Want It, You Got It".
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One of UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}'s most successful musicians, Bryan Adams '''Bryan Adams''' entered the music industry as a songwriter in the late 1970s before achieving solo fame in TheEighties. Initially marketed as a "Canadian [[Music/BruceSpringsteen Springsteen]]", Adams developed his own distinctive [[ArenaRock melodic rock]] beginning with his second album, "You Want It, You Got It".
31st Dec '15 9:22:46 AM lakingsif
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* OdeToYouth: "Summer of '69"
1st May '15 2:44:16 PM Exxolon
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* EpicRocking: While it's not very rock, his ballad "Let's Make a Night to Remember" clocks in at 10:40
24th Apr '15 6:16:11 PM BadSplice
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* DearNegativeReader: He actually threatened to sue Allmusic if they didn't take their article about him down.
19th Nov '14 6:37:12 AM onionmaster
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* BrokenBase: A lot of his older fans really hate the way Adams' public reputation went from hip pop-rocker to uncool adult contemporary balladeer with "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)", from which it still hasn't really recovered, even when he's made plenty of rock records since. ** Mutt Lange's production on "Waking Up The Neighbours", which makes Adams sound like Def Leppard, is a big BaseBreaker. The lack of Jim Vallance co-writes on the album doesn't help. ** There seems to be a portion of the fanbase who thinks 18 Til I Die is one of his best and On A Day Like Today sucks, and another portion who thinks On A Day Like Today is best and 18 Til I Die sucks. You won't find many who like both equally.
19th Nov '14 6:36:48 AM onionmaster
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** He also calls french fries 'chips' in an interview from 1985, although he might be humoring the Scottish interviewer. * BrokenBase: A lot of his older fans really hate the way Adams' public reputation went from hip pop-rocker to uncool adult contemporary balladeer with "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)", from which it still hasn't really recovered, even when he's made plenty of rock records since. ** Mutt Lange's production on "Waking Up The Neighbours", which makes Adams sound like Def Leppard, is a big BaseBreaker. The lack of Jim Vallance co-writes on the album doesn't help. ** There seems to be a portion of the fanbase who thinks 18 Til I Die is one of his best and On A Day Like Today sucks, and another portion who thinks On A Day Like Today is best and 18 Til I Die sucks. You won't find many who like both equally.

* ColorCodedForYourConvenience - Grey. Many records of his feature black and white photos of him on the cover. His album You Want It You Got It also features a painted in grey background. This color scheme was probably done to distinguish him from the brightly colored album covers of TheEighties and became a standard for him.
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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience - Grey. Many records of his feature black and white photos of him on the cover. His album You Want It You Got It also features a painted in grey background. This color scheme was probably done to distinguish him from the brightly colored album covers of TheEighties and became a standard for him.

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* ColorCodedForYourConvenience - Grey. Many records NoExportForYou: "Io Vivo In Te", (the unplugged version of his feature black I'm Ready dubbed into Italian), was only released as a single in Italy and white photos of him on the cover. His album You Want It You Got It also features a painted in grey background. This color scheme was probably done wasn't available elsewhere, though its success means it is not hard to distinguish him find from Italian sellers on eBay. Similarly, the brightly colored album covers Spanish version of TheEighties "Everything I Do" titled "(Todo Que Lo Hago) Lo Hago Por Ti", was only released in Mexico and became Colombia as a standard for him.promo single, and a bonus track to some copies of the album.
16th Oct '14 1:35:46 PM Baby_Moondancer
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* EmptySwimingPoolDive: The video for "Cuts Like A Knife" features one.
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* EmptySwimingPoolDive: EmptySwimmingPoolDive: The video for "Cuts Like A Knife" features one.
16th Oct '14 1:35:28 PM Baby_Moondancer
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* EmptySwimingPoolDive: The video for "Cuts Like A Knife" features one.
10th Aug '14 12:54:56 PM bt8257
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: He confirmed in an interview that, yes, "Summer of 69" actually ''is'' [[FreudWasRight named in reference to the sex act]] and that anyone who thinks otherwise is kidding themselves. His co-writer, Jim Vallance, however claims otherwise. (It's possible that Vallance was thinking of the year and Adams wasn't, considering that Vallance was 17 at the summer of 1969, but Adams was only 9.)
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: He confirmed in an interview that, yes, that "Summer of 69" '69" actually ''is'' [[FreudWasRight named in reference to the sex act]] and that anyone who thinks otherwise is kidding themselves. His co-writer, Jim Vallance, however claims otherwise. (It's possible that Vallance was thinking of the year and Adams wasn't, considering that Vallance was 17 at the summer of 1969, but Adams was only 9.)
10th Aug '14 12:54:04 PM bt8257
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* BestYearsOfYourLife[=/=]LoveNostalgiaSong: "Summer of 69". In the chorus, he even says outright "Those were the best days of my life".
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* BestYearsOfYourLife[=/=]LoveNostalgiaSong: "Summer of 69".'69". In the chorus, he even says outright "Those were the best days of my life".
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