History YMMV / Journey

11th Jul '17 8:24:20 AM Nitramy
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* MemeticMutation: It is obligatory that most covers of "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" will include a shot-by-shot copy of its NarmCharm music video.
8th May '17 8:54:34 PM Golondrina
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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, [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome it got nominated for Best Score]], placing Austin Wintory amongst heavyweights like JohnWilliams, HansZimmer, HowardShore and [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments 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, [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome it got nominated for Best Score]], placing Austin Wintory amongst heavyweights like JohnWilliams, HansZimmer, HowardShore Music/JohnWilliams, Music/HansZimmer, Music/HowardShore and [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was also a lifelong dream of Wintory's]].
13th Apr '17 12:17:49 AM FranksGirl
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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 it all the way through, folks. Read it ALL the way through.)
12th Apr '17 11:20:14 PM FranksGirl
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** Fans of the Perry-led era vs. fans of the Steve-Augeri/Arnel-Pineda eras. [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement And that's all we'll say on that.]]
27th Feb '17 8:53:49 PM Angeldeb82
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* BestLevelEver: The Apotheosis stage and the level with the sandsurfing are the most likely to be brought up in conversation on forums, for nothing but the sheer levels of SceneryPorn and {{HSQ}} they contain.

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* BestLevelEver: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Yes, it's good enough to stand on the same page as the band Journey. It plays on a recurring motif that can be heard in its simplest form in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLfj3pAlrs4 Nascence]]", the first song, and at its most awe-inspiring in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypNgvc6c6Cc Apotheosis]]", the very last song.
** While all the music you hear throughout is amazing, the ending credits song "I Was Born For This" just tops them all. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_wkJ377LzU You can listen to it here]].
** 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, [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome it got nominated for Best Score]], placing Austin Wintory amongst heavyweights like JohnWilliams, HansZimmer, HowardShore and [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was also a lifelong dream of Wintory's]].
* [[Awesome/VideoGameLevels Awesome Video Game Levels]]:
The Apotheosis stage and the level with the sandsurfing are the most likely to be brought up in conversation on forums, for nothing but the sheer levels of SceneryPorn and {{HSQ}} HolyShitQuotient they contain.



* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: Yes it's good enough to stand on the same page as the band Journey. It plays on a recurring motif that can be heard in its simplest form in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLfj3pAlrs4 Nascence]]", the first song, and at its most awe-inspiring in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypNgvc6c6Cc Apotheosis]]", the very last song.
** While all the music you hear throughout is amazing, the ending credits song "I Was Born For This" just tops them all. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_wkJ377LzU You can listen to it here]].
** 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 [[Music/NineInchNails Trent Reznor]]. Not to mention that to be recognized alongside the former [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments was also a lifelong dream of Wintory's]].



* ItsShortSoItSucks: Costs $15 and you will most likely finish it in one sitting, but [[HolyShitQuotient what]] [[SceneryPorn a]] [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming sitting]] that is.

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* ItsShortSoItSucks: Costs $15 and you will most likely finish it in one sitting, but [[HolyShitQuotient what]] [[SceneryPorn a]] [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments sitting]] that is.
26th Feb '17 10:07:34 PM FranksGirl
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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. Journey's new lead singer Arnel Pineda has 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."

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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. Journey's new lead singer Arnel Pineda has 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."
26th Feb '17 9:49:19 PM FranksGirl
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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 it all the way through, folks. Read it ALL the way through.) Lisa Brockman even wrote a [[http://srpandjrnyfanfictionarchive.bravehost.com/HOME%20SWEET%20HOME.pdf funny short story]]. There was also this one forum where they mentioned that Steve said that he and Neal loved each other. Unfortunately, due to later 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 it all the way through, folks. Read it ALL the way through.) Lisa Brockman even wrote a [[http://srpandjrnyfanfictionarchive.bravehost.com/HOME%20SWEET%20HOME.pdf funny short story]]. There was also this one forum where they mentioned that Steve said that he and Neal loved each other. Unfortunately, due to later events, Steve's statement may actually be one-sided.)
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.
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