Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Adult Contemporary, Arena Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock

Album Review

The critics were never kind to REO Speedwagon, but Life As We Know It even received a ranking in the Worst Rock n' Roll Records of All Time. By now the fivesome's quest for a chart-busting ballad almost reached new age ("In My Dreams"). REO can still drop good punchy pop like "Can't Get You Out of My Heart." And, of course, Bruce Hall comes through with "Accidents Can Happen," one of those odd songs that could only fall from the radical '80s. Neal Doughty gives "Variety Tonight" some snap, but the band's reach overextends its grasp. As always when worrying about the wallet, REO alienates the old fans without drawing any new.
Doug Stone, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. New Way to Love
  2. That Ain't Love
  3. In My Dreams
  4. One Too Many Girlfriends
  5. Variety Tonight
  6. Screams and Whispers
  7. Can't Get You Out of My Heart
  8. Over the Edge
  9. Accidents Can Happen
  10. Tired of Gettin Nowhere
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