- September 28, 2009
That is exactly how I feel as well. I can only hope that live she will return to some of the NFs elements.I'm starting to feel I could easily live with changes in the verses if the chorus could hit as hard as it did before, and we still had the massive finale with the soaring strings and backing vocals. That's what upsets me the most about this new version. It's lost its punch. I'm not feeling the new added bridge section and the final chorus. All the big moments and shifts don't come as organically as they did before.
I feel like if I hadn't been so in love with the original, spamming it to death for months, I'd probably love this arrangement of the song. If this was my first time with it I'd be like "wow".
The original arrangement allowed for such powerful moments with the staging. It was so dynamic and an experience. I'm not getting that from this, but hopefully it works better live.That is exactly how I feel as well. I can only hope that live she will return to some of the NFs elements.