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Jazz Rock/Fusion

1.48 | 29 ratings

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2 stars If you want to find fastest and easiest way to hate Chicago music, just listen this album. In early nineties the band totally missed sense of humour and became self-parody in it's worst.

Mid-tempo pop-rock songs with some feeling exaltation, bombastic brass in places and absolute out of place atmosphere. Yes, they are still not so bad musicians, but music played is just a possible soundtrack to unsuccessful Hollywood love story. Worst of all, they are doing it seriously. Songs are all similar to each other, very soon you start to hate this reasonless optimism, simplistic arrangements and aesthetics borrowed from early 80-s.

It's not too much strange, that this album wasn't successful in commercial sense as well. In fact, at the moment of release it wasn't easy to find a listener, even between housewives possible.

One of the worst their albums during two decades (80-90-s). Avoid.

snobb | 2/5 |


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