McCartney with Nirvana at 12-12-12 Concert Video

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Richland123, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    McCartney with Nirvana at 12-12-12 Concert Video

  2. When I heard the opening notes, I thought it was "Helter Skelter".
  3. GuzBaas


    Oct 10, 2008
    hahahaha true!
  4. cnltb


    May 28, 2005
    This to me does not work.
    On more than one level.
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  6. JoZac21


    Nov 30, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    New Beatvava album coming soon: Sgt. Pepper's In Utero Mystery Bleach Tour...
  7. Demon_Hunter


    Jun 8, 2008
    I loved it. Would love to hear them work out stuff ala Them Crooked Vultures and add Jeff Beck or Jimmy Page on guitar.
  8. Watched this.
    So. Wrong.

    IMO of course
  9. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
  10. David Grohl just OWNED those drums. Man!
  11. It was pretty bad IMO Much respect for all the guys to get up there and take a chance though :)
  12. The above opinions lead me to wonder what people were expecting. So, what were people expecting?

    I had almost zero preconceptions.... just some curiosity about how it would turn out. From the sound of it, these guys got together for a jam and played the result for the benefit show.... It wasn't some sort of orchestrated comeback of Nirvana.... just some raw impromptu rock n' roll.
  13. bluewine

    bluewine Banned

    Sep 4, 2008
    I thought it was top notch.

    Great performance by " world class musicians "

  14. bluewine

    bluewine Banned

    Sep 4, 2008
    My opinion, plain and simple, these are "world class" musicians that have accomplished more than most of us ever have and never will.

    When you think if all the joy those guys have brought to the hearts and souls of millions I can't understand how any of could be be negative.

    There's a reason those guys were up there performing and we are watching.

  15. Toptube


    Feb 9, 2009
    I had no expectations and am not a huge follower of The Beatles crew. Sounded pretty cool to me. It would be nice if McCartney were 15 years younger, but he did a great job all things considered.
  16. troy mcclure

    troy mcclure Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2007
    Central Florida
    I thought it was fine. What I did wonder is is why did Chris need an SVT when Macca had a Huge Mesa setup on stage?
  17. bluewine

    bluewine Banned

    Sep 4, 2008
    He's just about to turn 70 like Jagger. Do you know what most 70 years olds are doing?

  18. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
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  19. FrednBass


    Feb 24, 2012
  20. I see where you're coming from. I love The Beatles and Paul McCartney, and I grew up listening to Nirvana. But I didn't really like what I saw in the video the first time around. It just all seemed very "garage-band-ish" to me, just very loud and cacophonous, which isn't really my thing.

    Of course, this is all just my personal opinion.

    And, to be fair, I listened to it a second time and it's kind of growing on me.
  21. I was kind of expecting a well-organised, rehearsed, and polished performance. Keeping in mind that it is "just some raw impromptu rock n' roll" puts it into perspective a bit more as something I can appreciate for what it is.