**** HOLD beginnt mit Streichern und schiebt Gary zur Seite - Mark darf singen und steigt auch schnell in diese schnelle Power-Ballade ein - da dürfen auch keine Gitarren fehlen - das Orchester ist zur Stelle.
***** Schöner Bombast-Pop, der für mich eindeutig das Highlight des aktuellen "The Circus" Albums darstellt. Der Refrain hat es in sich, nur das Arrangement erinnert mich - besonders am Anfang - etwas an Coldplay's "Viva La Vida".
****** I've been a TT fan for al long time now, and Gary Barlow is and always will be my favorite TT singer. But I have to admit, Hold up a light, sung by Mark is one of their best songs. Give it a second and third listen and you will agree. The Orchestra violins and the harmony-voices of the guys fill this song. It's very refreshing. Not a standard song: A B A B bridge B, but the different stages in the song make the song very special, like a theatrical performance. I bet they sing this song at the end of their tour in England. It's a pity I can't be there. I live in Holland and going to England to see TT is too expensive!!
*** This song is definately a live track. The lyrics are and the meaning of the song suggest this and rightly so as TT put on the greatest live show on Earth for a pop act. On record it doesn't work but when sung with hundreds of thousands of people is great and epic. This song was released only for radio as promotion for the live cd. Last edited: 20.07.2010 19:00