Predictable and immaculately produced, these arena-shakers offer a familiar brand of Jersey cheese, but where Jon Bon Jovi once was kind of quixotic ('Livin' on a Prayer'), he's more contemplative than ever, turning out meditations like 'Live Before You Die' ("There'll come a day when you have to say hello to goodbye").
But even while Mr. Bon Jovi is sympathizing with the common man, the scrape in his voice is never wrenching. And while the arrangements are mildly darker than on the group’s previous albums, this group is still drawn magnetically to swelling choruses, its ambition of scale still grander than its ambition of import.
Dec 26, 2014Uma obra-prima do Bon Jovi,Um álbum completo!! Genial do começo ao fim.
Top 5 The Circle
1-We Weren't Born To Follow 2-Thorn In My SideUma obra-prima do Bon Jovi,Um álbum completo!! Genial do começo ao fim.
Top 5 The Circle
1-We Weren't Born To Follow
2-Thorn In My Side
3-Broken Promise Land
4-Love's The Only Rule
7-Happy Now… Expand
May 25, 2013This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Talvez Supere O Clássico De 1986 Slippery When Wet Pois A Social Disease Desse Clássico Péssima E Simplesmente No The Circle Todas São Ótimas De Manhã Para Animar O Dia Escute We Weren't Born To Follow,Thorn In My Side,Love's The Only Rule,Fast Cars E Happy Now… Expand
DaveyH.Nov 10, 2009While the songs are not bad, by the end they start to sound the same. What Bon Jovi did great in most of his other albums is the variety of While the songs are not bad, by the end they start to sound the same. What Bon Jovi did great in most of his other albums is the variety of different songs throughout the album. In The Circle every song sticks to a classic rocking rhythm, which on it's own is not bad, but the bar has been set and Bon Jovi didn't quite make it.… Expand
LuisG.Nov 11, 2009I used to like Bon Jovi, a lot but what they do nowadays is...so sadly BAD it is not rock, in any way.
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