This is solid craftsmanship; fourteen well executed, catchy
and emotional songs, a good vocal performance, great guitar leads and overall a
well rounded album, but...
It has been done a million times before, and the essence is
that this will never be more than a middle of the road album that has all the
ingredients AOR fans search for in an album, but the songs do not have the
quality and power to raise them to the next level.
That leaves us with a solid AOR album, an album which will
never go down as a classic, but it is nevertheless still worth listening to...