Monday, June 9, 2014

June 9, 2014

BOSTON...Walk On
Released: 20 years ago, June 7, 1994
Highest Chart Position: #7 U.S. Billboard Album Charts
Track Highlights: I Need Your Love, Walk On medley

While this album is very very good it cannot match the quality of Boston's first 3 albums ("Boston," "Don't Look Back" and "Third Stage). It is also very sad that it took Boston 18 years to release only 4 albums (and only 2 since "Walk On"). Nevertheless, long periods of time between albums is what Boston does.  "Walk On" has that classic Boston sound to it but the songs just can't match it's three predecessors.  I do recommend it as it is still a very good listen.  A three out of five stars.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

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