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EVOLUTION

Journey

 

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2.20 | 108 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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1 stars This is unfortunately the logical follow-up to the dreadful "Infinity".

Commercial success was on the rendezvous but musically if you're not in for unbearable AOR or funky oriented rock songs, I'm afraid that to listen to this "Evolution" will be a real pain. To say the least.

Some fine guitar from the great Neal could lead to a better appreciation, but this is dumped into an ocean of miserable mood and tracks: "Do You Recall" for instance but you can really take any one of the tracks featured. Most of them are truly best avoided.

It is a shame that this band (although not prog at all) could fall into such miserable territories (musically, since commercially that will hit high levels). The Perry guy is out of place. But that's only my opinion. He screwed it all up in terms of music. His screams during "Lady Luck" are just weak, weak, weak.

It is difficult to determine which of "Infinity" or "Evolution" is the worse.

"Are We Not Men?" We Are DEVO. One star.

ZowieZiggy | 1/5 |

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