Not his most professional review for sure...
Date: September 01, 2015 06:30PM

In the past I have defended Andrew's scoring system, but this review is way off. I don't have a problem if he awards the likes of HEAT and Eclipse a full 100%, bands that sound completely plastic to my ears and are generic beyond belief. Fine, I get it that he likes them and so do many people here. But he should not let his personal dislike for anything Jon Bon Jovi related get in the way of an objective review. Nobody but the two people directly involved know what went down between Jon and Richie. Perhaps Jon is the one to blame, perhaps not. And at the end of the day, who cares? The review should be about the music, not their rocky relationship. It's certainly not the finest collection of songs and the packaging is cheap, but Jon had an explanation for that.

There are a few songs I genuinely like, in particular "Fingerprints", which I find to be a "different" BJ ballad with a strong Eagles vibe. Great song. I also really dig "We Don't Run", true, not a very original song, but it's vintage Bon Jovi, musically and lyrically. Here he gets slammed for "...something we have all heard before and is hardly essential". At the same time, Andrew and many others have complained about BJ not going back to their "old" sound. So which is it now?


"Burning Bridges" is a professional sounding record (which cannot be said about many reviewed albums here that get at least 80%) with a few solid songs. Giving it 10%, frankly, is a joke.

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Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 1158 adolfo 09/01/2015 05:33PM
Not his most professional review for sure...949 Peter M. Bietenholz 09/01/2015 06:30PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 920 Andrew 09/01/2015 07:23PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 800 Peter M. Bietenholz 09/01/2015 07:50PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 929 Andrew 09/01/2015 08:21PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 810 Alex 09/01/2015 08:29PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 815 Andrew 09/01/2015 08:38PM
Generous... 498 Benno 09/02/2015 01:19PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 592 tts42572 09/01/2015 11:51PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 693 KAYAKER 09/01/2015 07:45PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 721 Andrew 09/01/2015 07:47PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 543 RAMSAY 09/01/2015 09:36PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 472 Ross S. 09/01/2015 11:02PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 473 mike1990 09/02/2015 01:07AM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 425 Ross S. 09/02/2015 03:59AM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 515 The Toon Guy 09/02/2015 05:01AM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 420 Terry K. 09/02/2015 07:27AM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 448 The Toon Guy 09/02/2015 11:33AM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 364 Terry K. 09/02/2015 12:20PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 360 JIMMY AGATES 09/02/2015 04:39PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 474 JIMMY AGATES 09/02/2015 04:35PM
Re: Not his most professional review for sure... 296 seventhsea 09/04/2015 02:04AM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 599 Robert 09/01/2015 08:37PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 355 Terry K. 09/02/2015 07:31AM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 470 adolfo 09/01/2015 10:13PM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 486 Flet 09/01/2015 10:29PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 498 kaneudeck 09/01/2015 10:47PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 614 Andrew 09/01/2015 11:23PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 578 Andrew 09/01/2015 11:22PM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 432 Luca Re Garbagnati 09/01/2015 11:30PM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 304 Terry K. 09/02/2015 07:49AM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 376 RAMSAY 09/02/2015 06:03AM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 305 RAMSAY 09/02/2015 08:08PM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 267 Terry K. 09/03/2015 04:15AM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 358 Andrew 09/02/2015 08:19PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 314 Flet 09/02/2015 10:47PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 305 adolfo 09/02/2015 05:49PM
Number 1 in German official Album charts! 259 Daredevil 09/03/2015 02:15AM
Re: Number 1 in German official Album charts! 282 Terry K. 09/03/2015 04:18AM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review - thanks Andrew 374 bmg 09/02/2015 12:18PM
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Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review - thanks Andrew 280 Terry K. 09/03/2015 04:20AM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 354 JIMMY AGATES 09/02/2015 06:31PM
Re: Bon Jovi "BB" MR review 351 Cressy 09/02/2015 11:37PM
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