Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:21 pm
Mixmaster Shecky wrote:"Anyway You Want It" is not power pop?
Not anymore than I'd call Night Ranger or Styx power pop. And I enjoy music from all those bands.
Mixmaster Shecky wrote:Okay, point taken - ballads were Journey's bread and butter, but they could unleash some pure bubblegum when they wanted to.
This is true. Bubblegum can be good, but power pop is something else. It might ultimately break down to semantics.