Album Review: 'Cross Roads' (1994) 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… Bon Jovi
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Album Review: 'Cross Roads' (1994)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Lead Performance: Bon Jovi

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+

Originally posted Oct 28, 1994 Published in issue #246 Oct 28, 1994 Order article reprints