Feeling That Way


  • According to the liner notes of Journey's Time3 compilation, Journey often reworked ideas in recordings until the band was satisfied with the results before committing them to vinyl. "Velvet Curtain" was an early instrumental that stayed on the shelf until keyboard player Gregg Rolie took it down and sculpted the track into a song entitled "Let Me Stay," which was almost included on the "Next" album and only pulled off at the last moment. When Steve Perry came onboard, he rewrote the track again, adding a fresh chorus, and shared lead vocals with Rolie on the version that finally made it to record and the concert stage repertoire.


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