I imagine the throaty vocals would get on some people's tits.
That remains to be seen until ethereal dawns reply? maybe it's the content? I will be fascinated to see how it differs in respect of Stage in ethereal dawns response.
What you say is plausable but then so many live performances can seem throaty thru the repetition of the singing night in night out.
I deemed Stage a cold album once until I heard the newly remastered version, how wrong could I have been? the album Stage radiates warmth and happiness when heard in the correct running order, so maybe our friend might think differently after hearing the new David Live