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Time's Makin' Changes-The Videos & More (DVD)
Released: 1995, Geffen
Some of the lower budget, contractual obligation video collections just have the videos. This one has a little bit more but it still essentially a generic package.
TIMES MAKING CHANGES is a single disc DVD with 16 videos from the bands first five albums, namely the Geffen years. Thankfully they run chronologically and the menu is pretty straight-forward, no frills. There is a 4-page booklet with just the basic information.
The one feature that adds value is that inter-spliced between the videos is old interview footage. The sub-title is ‘The videos and More’ so I guess the interview segments are the ‘more’ part. There just little clips here and there that add a bit more back-story and probably add up to 10-15 minutes total. The whole video runs about 90 minutes and there is not much more to say. The charismatic blues-based, melodic, Hard Rockers often got unfairly lumped into the ‘Hair Metal’ tag and watching those old videos really reinforces the superior song-writing and performances of the band.
Like many of these standard video collections, I love the tunes, enjoy the videos but in terms of packaging and presentation they are all pretty much the same. Rating on this on the music alone, I would rate it way higher but in terms of a DVD, it’s your average major label video collection with a dull cover.
Modern Day Cowboy
Heaven's Trail (No Way Out)
Lazy Days Crazy Nights
The Way It Is
Call It What You Want
What You Give
Stir It Up
Need Your Lovin'
Try So Hard
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