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Re: WHAT NOW MY LOVE

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ColinB wrote:... But it doesn't suit him or his style......
I have to admit Colin, I just don't see it...

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elvis rocks this song in Aloha concert



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elvis-fan wrote:
ColinB wrote:... But it doesn't suit him or his style......
I have to admit Colin, I just don't see it...
Well, let's say it shouldn't suit him or his style !

But he was such a skilled singer he could make even unsuitable material sound good !


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karlos wrote:this song is a very dramatic song ... view your own opinions ...




"What Now My Love" may not be what the typical Elvis fan might have wanted to see, but his commitment is undeniable in most of the versions we have.

Presley loved a crescendo finish, and showed it on his records as far back as "It's Now Or Never" (1960) or "There's Always Me' (1961), and the live versions from the 1970s fit right in.

That said, the delightful, uptempo 1966 home demo issued by FTD is a personal favorite:


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To me the up tempo of the Home Demo imo doesn't Fit the song.
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One of my all time favorite Elvis songs. I agree that the song probably speaks to Elvis' personal life at that particular time. His "big" ending is amazing. Yes, the Aloha version is amazing, but so too, was the version I heard Elvis do in 1973. Raised the roof! I never tire of this song. On a couple of versions I think I hear Elvis saying things like, "Yeah," or "I like that."



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The home recordings is okay for this song
The live performances show what Elvis was capable to achieve vocally
What Now My Love describes the mood and times if his career I feel and the song It's Over too

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The best version is the Aloha rehearsal. I think he could commit more as it wasn't live. Ive seen many people say the same.


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