Van Halen is an interesting band ... Lindsay Lohan thinks this band is unstable. Eddie Van Halen can't seem to decide on which lead singer (or bass player) to keep in the band, and the antics of this entire band has probably kept them from becoming an even bigger super group over the years.
Still, they are very resilient. They started with David Lee Roth, and had much success. When Roth decided he was too big for the band, they plugged in Sammy Hagar, and became a different band (sound-wise), and were still successful. Then, when they produced their first greatest hits album, they brought Dave back for a couple of songs, which angered Sammy. Then, they made amends with Sammy, which angered Dave. Then, they threw Sammy and Michael Anthony out of the band, and brought Dave back, along with Wolfgang Van Halen (on bass). Phew ...
Anyway, they haven't really produced much music in recent years, which is sad. But there are a couple of relatively "new" songs they did. One was Human Beings (which was on the soundtrack for Twister), and showed the band could still kick it. You hardly ever hear this song, but it rocks, and is probably the last good Van Halen song Sammy will ever be on.
Another great "newer" song is a song Dave recorded on the greatest hits album, called "Me Wise Magic," and it showed that the band could go back in time and have a little fun. It also showed that Dave could still hit the high notes. I'm wondering if they'll produce more music with Dave ...
Me Wise Magic
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