Album Review: 'Cross Roads' | EW.com

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Cross Roads Three of the most classic grooves here come from 1986's Slippery When Wet, a better album. The post-Slippery attempts at funk all...Cross Roads Three of the most classic grooves here come from 1986's Slippery When Wet, a better album. The post-Slippery attempts at funk all...1994-10-28
B+

Cross Roads

Producer (group): PolyGram

Three of the most classic grooves here come from 1986’s Slippery When Wet, a better album. The post-Slippery attempts at funk all fall flat, but the Catholic cowboy hymns are a hoot, ”I’ll Be There for You” is heroic, and ”Runaway” has great teenager-in-turmoil lyrics and one heck of a synth hook. There’s even a new ballad that deserves to land these hairsprayed desperadoes on the country charts. B+

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