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A Different Kind of Truth

A Different Kind of TruthNo new Van Halen songs will ever be able to top arena-filling classics like ''Unchained'' or ''Panama.'' The band agrees: The bulk of A Different...A Different Kind of TruthInterscope, RockNo new Van Halen songs will ever be able to top arena-filling classics like ''Unchained'' or ''Panama.'' The band agrees: The bulk of A Different...2012-02-10
CHART RE-TOPPERS Van Halen returns to put a new spin on the band's classic tunes

CHART RE-TOPPERS Van Halen returns to put a new spin on the band's classic tunes

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A Different Kind of Truth

Genre: Interscope, Rock

No new Van Halen songs will ever be able to top arena-filling classics like ”Unchained” or ”Panama.” The band agrees: The bulk of A Different Kind of Truth, their first full-length David Lee Roth-led outing in 28 years, is made up of new takes on old demos. The result is a gloriously satisfying cop-out — the speed-demon grooves on ”Bullethead” and ”She’s the Woman” let Eddie Van Halen tap into late-’70s pyrotechnics and Roth indulge in his contagious sense of huckster tomfoolery. A-

Best Tracks:
Twisty, groovy She's the Woman
Stuttering talking blues Stay Frosty

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