Thanks to Slippery When Wet, Bon Jovi procured the sort of world domination dreamt of by demented European dictators and Bond villains--at which point the band decided that they didn't really want to rule the planet. Though New Jersey contains several Jovi stadium anthems, including the single "Bad Medicine," and though the album's videos showed that the intricately layered and feathered coiffures were intact, this is where Bon Jovi began changing. The title offers a broad hint as to what Jon Bon Jovi in particular was trying to change into: short of renaming the album I Come from the Same Place as Bruce Springsteen, he could scarcely have been more obvious about his intentions. "Living in Sin," indeed, takes Bon Jovi's increasing obsession with Springsteen to the verge of pastiche. --Andrew Mueller
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(wandersoul73) from LANCASTER, TX
Reviewed on 6/18/2009...
What a powerhouse!
(coolascaliban) from CANTON, MI
Reviewed on 2/7/2008...
Classic Bon Jovi, still big in Japan and Brazil. An album and hairstyle that helped deplete the ozone layer.
1 "Lay Your Hands on Me" (Bon Jovi/Sambora) 6:00
2 "Bad Medicine" (Bon Jovi/Child/Sambora) 5:16
3 "Born to Be My Baby" (Bon Jovi/Child/Sambora) 4:40
4 "Living in Sin" (Bon Jovi) 4:39
5 "Blood on Blood" (Bon Jovi/Child/Sambora) 6:16
6 "Homebound Train" (Bon Jovi/Sambora) 5:10
7 "Wild Is the Wind" (Bon Jovi/Child/Sambora/Warren) 5:08
8 "Ride Cowboy Ride" (Captain Kidd/King Of Swing) 1:25
9 "Stick to Your Guns" (Bon Jovi/Knight/Sambora) 4:45
10 "I'll Be There for You" (Bon Jovi/Sambora) 5:46
11 "99 in the Shade" (Bon Jovi/Sambora) 4:29
12 "Love for Sale" (Bon Jovi/Sambora) 3:58
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(swan) from HENDERSON, NC
Reviewed on 2/3/2007...
This CD was purchesed from BMG music Club. Polygram Records 1988
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