History YMMV / Journey

10th Jan '17 12:47:36 PM mlsmithca
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)", a song that is much darker than the band's more famous output, and awesome because of it.

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"Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)", a song that is much darker than the band's more famous output, and awesome because of it.



* HoYay: Fun fact! [[http://thecastingcircle.tumblr.com/post/95618397322/thecrazyjess-thecastingcircle Gregg Rolie]] [[http://the-phoenix-has-risen.tumblr.com/post/95571754424/thecastingcircle-thecrazyjess let Steve Perry live with him at one point]]. (read it all the way through, folks. Read it ALL the way through.) I kid you not; Lisa Brockman even wrote a [[http://srpandjrnyfanfictionarchive.bravehost.com/HOME%20SWEET%20HOME.pdf funny short story]]. There was also this one forum (Classic Rock I think) where they mentioned that Steve said that he and Neal loved each other. Unfortunately, due to more recent events, Steve's statement may actually be one-sided.

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* HoYay: Fun fact! [[http://thecastingcircle.tumblr.com/post/95618397322/thecrazyjess-thecastingcircle Gregg Rolie]] [[http://the-phoenix-has-risen.tumblr.com/post/95571754424/thecastingcircle-thecrazyjess let Steve Perry live with him at one point]]. (read (Read it all the way through, folks. Read it ALL the way through.) I kid you not; Lisa Brockman even wrote a [[http://srpandjrnyfanfictionarchive.bravehost.com/HOME%20SWEET%20HOME.pdf funny short story]]. There was also this one forum (Classic Rock I think) where they mentioned that Steve said that he and Neal loved each other. Unfortunately, due to more recent later events, Steve's statement may actually be one-sided.



* NeverLiveItDown: Although Jonathan Cain was reportedly upset when ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' tore into the much-derided [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatorN4P9aA "Separate Ways"]] video (a staple of the early years of Creator/{{MTV}}), he has since admitted to being embarrassed by it.
-->"I'm at a loss to explain that video. I will never live down those air keyboards. No matter what else I've done in my career, sooner or later people find a way to ask me about the 'Separate Ways' video."
--->(from ''I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution'')
** However, ''WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow'' [[http://youtu.be/HmIUH-MV048 explains]] that the video is SoOkayItsAverage.

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* NeverLiveItDown: Although Jonathan Cain was reportedly upset when ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' tore into the much-derided [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatorN4P9aA "Separate Ways"]] video (a staple of the early years of Creator/{{MTV}}), he has since admitted to being embarrassed by it.
-->"I'm
it. In ''I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution'', he said, "I'm at a loss to explain that video. I will never live down those air keyboards. No matter what else I've done in my career, sooner or later people find a way to ask me about the 'Separate Ways' video."
--->(from ''I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution'')
** However,
" (However, ''WebVideo/TheMusicVideoShow'' [[http://youtu.be/HmIUH-MV048 explains]] that the video is SoOkayItsAverage.)
30th Dec '16 2:49:59 PM randomguy399
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* NarmCharm: "Don't Stop Believin'" is a little ''too'' feel-good for its own good, but almost everyone doesn't care anyway.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatorN4P9aA The video for Separate Ways.]] Likely intentional.

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* NarmCharm: "Don't Stop Believin'" is a little ''too'' feel-good for its own good, but almost everyone doesn't care anyway.
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[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatorN4P9aA The video for Separate Ways.]] Likely intentional.
19th Dec '16 12:39:55 AM XanderCrews
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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LatorN4P9aA The video for Separate Ways.]] Likely intentional.
8th Oct '16 10:06:40 PM BigJaredMonkey
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* FaceOfTheBand: Steve Perry, who was hired because the record company felt that Gregg Rolie wasn't distinctive enough and the band needed a clear front-man. Even after Perry left the band, he is still the member who is most associated with the band. To some extent, Journey's new lead singer Arnel Pineda has become this, as well, especially for Journey's non-US fans.

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* FaceOfTheBand: Steve Perry, who was hired because the record company felt that Gregg Rolie wasn't distinctive enough and the band needed a clear front-man. Even after Perry left the band, he is still the member who is most associated with the band. To some extent, Journey's new lead singer Arnel Pineda has become this, as well, especially for Journey's non-US fans.had some small success becoming this ''outside'' of the US, but in the States, where most Journey fans think the band broke up after Steve Perry left, he's pretty much a complete unknown. And a majority of people in the US who have heard of him only did so because there was a video on YouTube about how Journey "got back together" with the introduction of the new singer, and now are "in exile" playing in the foreign market now that their fame in the US has "diminished."
29th Aug '16 5:18:21 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: An interesting example, in that it's not only perpetrated by other players but is almost certainly done without malice: the second chapter features a bridge which, if crossed without repairing it completely, will reward a trophy. Unfortunately some nice person will often see you 'struggling' and take pity on you by fixing the bridge section you obviously didn't see, undermining the whole endeavour.
** Of course, you can go offline and get the achievement by yourself if other players continue to rebuild the bridge.
** Some more experienced players, upon observing they've been paired with a less experienced player, can be a little forceful, not giving the new player a chance to be the one to "sing" to release flags, flying carpets and reveal glyphs, rushing straight to the "solutions" to the puzzles and the locations of items rather than taking the back seat and allowing the newer player to work at their own pace.
2nd Jul '16 8:50:34 PM weirdfantasy
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** It can also be upsetting when you have a companion that is spotted by the [[spoiler:war machines]], because once they find your friend, the only thing you can do is watch in horror as they are attacked. That's right, you have ''no way'' to help your friend.
25th May '16 6:55:26 PM HypnoticMeerkat
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** Now has the honour of being the very first videogame soundtrack ''ever'' [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/12/06/journeys-soundtrack-nominated-for-a-grammy to be nominated for a Grammy Award]]! And not just some small obscure award either, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome it got nominated for Best Score]], placing Austin Wintory amongst heavyweights like JohnWilliams, HansZimmer, HowardShore and [[NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming was also a lifelong dream of Wintory's]].

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** Now has the honour of being the very first videogame soundtrack ''ever'' [[http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/12/06/journeys-soundtrack-nominated-for-a-grammy to be nominated for a Grammy Award]]! And not just some small obscure award either, [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome it got nominated for Best Score]], placing Austin Wintory amongst heavyweights like JohnWilliams, HansZimmer, HowardShore and [[NineInchNails [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was also a lifelong dream of Wintory's]].
20th Mar '16 2:45:59 PM Sammettik
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** This troper realized how terrifying the penultimate sequence is, in no small part due to the tense track "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTkq8ZhbvcM Nadir]]". [[spoiler:Especially the last ascent up the mountain when the winds push the player back, thunder and lightning are extremely present, and the white-out becomes so immense that even the mountain is no longer in sight.]]
5th Mar '16 8:21:21 PM Uttergenius
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** A lot of their Arnel Pineda Era output is pretty awesome as well. "Change for the Better", "Faith in the Heartland", "Tantra", "Human Feel", "Someone", the list goes on...
5th Feb '16 8:57:36 PM Airazor
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*DarkerAndEdgier:
**The Frontiers album.
**"One More" from the Trial By Fire album.
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