And The Sydney Symphony Orchestra
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Upon putting the disc in my player I sat back to watch the show in a well mixed 5.1 audio. As they performed the first song I thought to myself that the guitarist looked familiar but there wasnâ€™t a close-up on him. During â€œMagicâ€ there was a better shot of him and I knew then that I knew of him from another band but couldnâ€™t quite place it. When I went and looked at the liner notes it was none other than former Danger Danger guitarist Andy Timmons. Partway through the show ONJ introduced the band and Andy as guitarist and musical director.
The DVD is loaded with hits and Olivia still has that beautiful voice. She has aged quite gracefully and is still easy on the eyes. She does something from all aspects of her career, she does the Dylan tune â€œIf Not For Youâ€ that she did back in the early 70â€™s, this was followed by â€œLet Me Be Thereâ€ which was another early hit for her. Probably most known for her infamous role as
A full on live show backed by a symphony makes it sound so huge. The songs have stood up pretty well over time. Once I realized Andy was in her band I kept waiting for some great solo or guitar work but it never came. He played the songs fantastically and had a real great sound. He looked like he was enjoying it up there on stage. All in all this is a great collection of Live Hits from Olivia.