Originally Posted by Butteater
Yeah, I guess it "worked" for one album. But what did The Cars do after that? Starship was never heard of again. Styx flamed out after the Kilroy Was Here album, which I'm pretty sure sold a lot of copies. I think people bought these albums on band names alone, and then realized they pretty much sucked. If I had waited another month before I bought Heartbeat City, I probably wouldn't have bought it at all.
That's a fair assesment and a good point. The fact is most musical acts have careers like most atheletes... they have their decade. The truly creative/inventive/genius stick around for multiple decades. Those are the greats and HOFers.
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