Originally Posted by Maidenmagic
Having 15 minute solos is better than having 6 or 7 songs, with two of them being 30 minutes. That's how they did it back in the 70s. I think it's hard to find a good opening act for them since they don't have a specific genre. I've seen videos and Gillan has trouble singing but he still does have stage presence. I wish he would sing songs he didn't originally sing like Burn and Soldier of Fortune. But I guess he doesn't want to be compared to David Coverdale.
Gillan couldn't hold notes as long as he used to - example: Highway Star's chorus. It was unbearable.