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09:53:27 PM Oct 16th 2011
This isn't a strong example: we're comparing two highly successful acts. As such it doesn't make a good basis for a quote.

"Cold Chisel, as big as they were, never sold the amount of albums that Jimmy (Barnes) sold on a solo basis. Jimmy had such a wide appeal."
— Michael Gudinski of Mushroom Records, Long Way to the Top: Stories of Australian Rock & Roll

  • Jimmy Barnes - while no one familiar with Australian music would contest that Cold Chisel were one of the country's greatest rock bands, they were never as big as Jimmy Barnes was when he went solo.
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