Steve Vai with Eros Ramazzotti

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Steve Vai with Eros Ramazzotti

#1 Post by Mr Clark » Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:14 pm

The other day a friend of mine sent me this link via msn:

http://delrock.it/news/2007-09/jon_spen ... zzotti.php

and added that he hoped I'd burn all of Steve's cds now ( :lol: )

Eros Ramazzotti is an italian pop singer (pretty awful too if you ask me), and Steve will be featuring in his latest collection of hits..

I just wanted to ask Steve/Mikey how come Steve agreed to do this (does he know the guy? :D ) and ask everyone what your attitude is towards this kind of cooperation.. some say he's selling out, others are more open minded 8)

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#2 Post by prman » Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:47 pm

Ease up, friend! Gotta give kudos to Eros for having cool guitar solos in his songs. Think about this: next time you hear Mr. Ramazotti on the radio, there is a chance you hear Steve soloing on it!

Steve has collaborated with various artists from different genres before. He`s lucky to be one of those musicians who are respected and wanted as a guest musician on different projects. Occasionally Steve even has time to do some of them. To hear Steve in different contexts is refreshing to my ears and I bet Steve has that kind of attitude towards these projects too: he picks those that fit his schedule and are interesting (read: not always the same hardrock and metal) and takes the session as relaxing sidedish between his own hectic projects.

And do you really think that Steve cares if someone thinks he`s "selling out"? He knows his fans don`t care.

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Re: Steve Vai with Eros Ramazzotti

#3 Post by cbr1000f » Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:43 am

Mr Clark wrote:
I just wanted to ask Steve/Mikey how come Steve agreed to do this (does he know the guy? :D ) and ask everyone what your attitude is towards this kind of cooperation.. some say he's selling out, others are more open minded 8)
Cool. I know that Eros has worked with great musicians (Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Landau,...) in the past, it's nice to hear that Steve gets recognition as one of the greats. And if it helps to get Steve on the radio or for opening other doors, that's fine to me.

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#4 Post by Mikey » Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:52 am

Steve remixed one of his tracks.

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#5 Post by cbr1000f » Thu Oct 04, 2007 7:22 am

Mikey wrote:Steve remixed one of his tracks.

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CD-Facts:

Interpret: Eros Ramazzotti
Album-Titel: E2
Tracks: 35
Label: Columbia
Vertrieb: Sony BMG
Erstveröffentlichung: 26.10.2007



Tracklisting:

1. Non siamo soli
2. Terra promessa
3. Una storia importante (Remix)
4. Un cuore con le ali
5. Adesso tu
6. Se bastasse una canzone
7. Cose della vita (Can't Stop Thinking Of You)
8. Ul' altra te
9. Favola
10. L'aurora
11. Piu bella cosa
12. Piu che puoi
13. Non ti prometto niente
14. I Belong To You (Il ritmo della passione) (Duett mit Anastacia)
15. La nostra vita
16. Ci parliamo da grandi
17. Dove si nascondono gli angeli
18. Il tempo tra di noi
19. Adesso tu (with Gian Piero Reverberi + London Session Orchestra)
20. Cose che ho visto (produced by Michele Canova Iorfida)
21. Musica e (with Gian Piero Reverberi + London Session Orchestra)
22. Dolce Barbara (featuring Dado Moroni)
23. Taxi Story (featuring Jon Spencer)
24. Cose della vita (produced by John Shanks)
25. L'Aurora (produced by Wyclef Jean + Jerry 'Wonda' Duplessis)
26. Piu bella cosa (produced by John Shanks)
27. Dove c'e musica (featuring Steve Vai)
28. E ancor mi chiedo (with Gian Piero Reverberi +London Session Orchestra)
29. Fuoco nel fuoco (featuring Carlos Santana)
30. L'ombra del gigante (produced by Pat Leonard)
31. Il buio ha i tuoi occhi (featuring Rhythm Del Mundo)
32. Un attimo di pace (featuring Take 6)
33. Un' emozione per sempre (featuring The Chieftains)
34. Solo ieri (with Gian Piero Reverberi + London Session Orchestra)
35. Esta pasando noviembre (featuring Amaia from La Oreja De Van Gogh)
http://www.cd-lexikon.de/album_eros_ramazzotti_e2.htm

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#6 Post by Mikey » Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:03 am

As I said above, Steve completely remixed the track and added guitar.

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Re: Steve Vai with Eros Ramazzotti

#7 Post by Booligan » Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:46 am

Mr Clark wrote:The other day a friend of mine sent me this link via msn:

http://delrock.it/news/2007-09/jon_spen ... zzotti.php

and added that he hoped I'd burn all of Steve's cds now ( :lol: )

Eros Ramazzotti is an italian pop singer (pretty awful too if you ask me), and Steve will be featuring in his latest collection of hits..

I just wanted to ask Steve/Mikey how come Steve agreed to do this (does he know the guy? :D ) and ask everyone what your attitude is towards this kind of cooperation.. some say he's selling out, others are more open minded 8)

Dude. Eros Ramazzotti has got some sweet pop songs. I used to listen to his music A LOT.

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#8 Post by pataman » Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:45 pm

I agree with some here, its really cool that steve collaborates with a lot of people in a lot of different genres. What music couldnt be made better with a bit o' vai in it!

Its also very cool when two very different artists join their music, some very interesting things can happen. just look at how steve changes his band all the time looking for new interesting things to do, i think its awesome. This band now for instance is simply stunning, the breed was amazing as well. I think its a great idea.

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#9 Post by jackass » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:25 am

and tell me... do you like Eros? what do you think 'bout him and his music?

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#10 Post by Tino Costan » Sat Oct 27, 2007 9:54 am

jackass wrote:and tell me... do you like Eros? what do you think 'bout him and his music?
Eros learned to play guitar in the house of my bassplayer, Ugo "Lupo" Rossi. Stefano Rossi, his brother, studied classic guitar to the Conservatory of S. Cecilia and gave lessons of solfeggio to Eros.
Ramazzotti have a good musical culture, but in Italy if you want to have a great success you MUST play just popmusic :x
Eros is a popsinger, and IMHO sounds very BADDD!
Personally I would give him an hammer blow on his nose, so he cannot more use it in order to sing! :twisted:
I hate his voice like a big mosquito and this man is very arrogant...
Sorry, but I cannot mix Steve with Eros, it would be like mix chocolate and shit! :D

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#11 Post by dr.maxx » Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:37 pm

Jeremy is playing in the song as well.
Song is pretty good and Steve's guitars are marvellous, as usual.

Ti porto dove c'è musica. Thank you Steve!

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#12 Post by Guitarmonky55 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:50 am

One thing I love about Vai's music is that you can never put your finger on him - he writes and plays whatever he wants. he doesn't really fit into a genre neatly because he can and does do everything. I think that adds so much more dimension to an artist than a band or individual who sits down and writes music with the goal to play within a particular style that fits their particular image. So kudos to Steve for working with this guy, im sure his input in this will bring something cool and new to the table. Ill probably buy the cd. Dont call it selling out - selling out is what middle schoolers call bands out on when deep down inside they realize that they are listening to shitty music.

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#13 Post by Reckless Fable » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:25 am

Very strange for me (i am an italian guys) to ear Steve on Ramazzotti song. Title is "dove c'è musica" (there is music). I dont like Ramazzotti song, but vai's playing here is incredible.....

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#14 Post by resha » Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:39 pm

I like the track but I htink the guitars have got just too much reverb...

They added it during the mixing or it was Steve's idea?

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#15 Post by Tino Costan » Fri Nov 02, 2007 4:02 am

resha wrote:I like the track but I htink the guitars have got just too much reverb...

They added it during the mixing or it was Steve's idea?
The voice is out of level, as usual in Italy! :?
Dove c'è musica = Where is the music? Maybe must be used a question mark! :lol:

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