November 24, 2011
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It probably tells how old I am but I watched almost every “MTV unplugged” show from the beginning, love it.
The power of unplugged is that it separates good artists from great artists. In many cases professional producers can do amazing things in studios with an average artist. So you end up with a nice music production for national radio but also with a big, big disappointment when you see them perform live.
Unplugged is, uh, unplugged, no hiding behind the producer, no auto-tune etc. So I am very happy that we have artists picking up the challenge, performing live in front of a critical “we’ve seen it all” audience at our headquarters.
Introducing Paul Fogarty: