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The Circle

The CircleBon Jovi returns with a series of near-identical fist-pumpers whose choruses are perfectly calibrated for beer commercials and NFL broadcasts. The bass...The CircleRockBon Jovi returns with a series of near-identical fist-pumpers whose choruses are perfectly calibrated for beer commercials and NFL broadcasts. The bass...2009-11-04
Bon Jovi, The Circle | LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE Bon Jovi

LIVE WHILE I'M ALIVE Bon Jovi

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The Circle

Genre: Rock

Bon Jovi returns with a series of near-identical fist-pumpers whose choruses are perfectly calibrated for beer commercials and NFL broadcasts. The bass line from ”Livin’ on a Prayer” anchors obligatory recession ode ”Work for the Working Man,” which doesn’t make its sentiment seem any more genuine. Elsewhere, there are concerns about living until they die, not giving a damn, etc. Between those clichés and Jon’s strained voice, The Circle just feels tired. C

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