Vault The Harlequin romance-level lyrics and soap operatic vocals on Def Leppard's album Vault leave little to the imagination. But the painstaking patience with which these… Vault The Harlequin romance-level lyrics and soap operatic vocals on Def Leppard's album Vault leave little to the imagination. But the painstaking patience with which these… Def Leppard Metal
Music Review

Vault (1995)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Def Leppard; Genre: Metal

The Harlequin romance-level lyrics and soap operatic vocals on Def Leppard's album Vault leave little to the imagination. But the painstaking patience with which these hits were produced (mostly by Mutt Lange) pays off — with Byzantine layering of guitars, sumptuous harmonies, and finely crafted pop hooks buried beneath the metal posturing. B-

Originally posted Nov 10, 1995 Published in issue #300 Nov 10, 1995 Order article reprints
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