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New Jersey
     

New Jersey

by Bon Jovi
 

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Bon Jovi had perfected a formula for hard pop
ock by the time of New Jersey, concentrating on singalong choruses sung over and over again, frequently by a rough, extensively overdubbed chorus, producing an effect not unlike what these songs sounded like in the arenas and stadiums where they were most often heard. The lyrics had

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Bon Jovi had perfected a formula for hard pop
ock by the time of New Jersey, concentrating on singalong choruses sung over and over again, frequently by a rough, extensively overdubbed chorus, producing an effect not unlike what these songs sounded like in the arenas and stadiums where they were most often heard. The lyrics had that typical pop twist -- although they nominally expressed romantic commitment, sentiments such as "Lay Your Hands on Me" and "I'll Be There for You" worked equally well as a means for the band and its audience to reaffirm their affection for each other. The only thing that marred the perfection of this communion was Jon Bon Jovi">Jon {|Bon Jovi's continuing obsession with a certain predecessor from his home state; at times, he seemed to be trying to re-create {|Born to Run">Bon Jovi">Bon Jovi">Jon {|Bon Jovi's continuing obsession with a certain predecessor from his home state; at times, he seemed to be trying to re-create {|Born to Run using cheaper materials.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/29/2014
Label:
Imports
UPC:
4988005832801
catalogNumber:
1113210
Rank:
252916

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Bon Jovi   Primary Artist

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