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This may be his first album in over a decade, but veteran Detroit rock icon Bob Seger shows he's lost none of his signature songwriting chops, sense of blue collar yearning or distinctive vocal prowess during his record biz sabbatical. Rather than reinvent himself for a turbulent marketplace that's regressed from alt.rock to teeny-pop in his absence, Seger stays largely true to his roots here. The album's Nashville recording locale and Seger's winning duet with Patti Loveless on "The Answer's in the Question" reaffirm how much the lines between roots rock and contemporary country have blurred while he was on the sidelines, a notion that's underscored on Seger's raucous turn with fellow Motor City native Kid Rock on their cover of Vince Gill's "Real Mean Bottle." Yet forceful ballads like "Wait For Me" and "Won't Stop" show there's still gold to be mined in the vein of the singer's epochal '70s work, while "Wreck This Heart" rocks admirably and the melancholy closer "The Long Goodbye" showcases Seger as accomplished one man band. All in all a compelling musical argument for the notion thatif it ain't broke, don't fix it.--Jerry McCulley
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Label:  Capitol, EMI
ArtistBob Seger
Release Date:  September 12, 2006
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review by . January 01, 2007
Its good to see Bob Seger still releasing quality material. I can not say its on the level of Live Bullet or Night Moves, but there are certainly good moments. I love the duet with Kid Rock, Real Mean Bottle.    Most of the other songs are pretty strong particularly the title track, Are You, and Wreck This Heart. Some of the ballads seem cool too. However, I wish the sequencing was arranged differently. There are too many rockers at the beginning and too many slow songs at the …
review by . September 15, 2006
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I love this new CD from Bob Seger. Bob sounds great vocally and on the guitar. My favorite track is Wait For Me. It is an excellent rock and roll love song about always being there for someone in their time of need. Face The Promise is a song for the working man. It is a tribute for all the people who work long and hard doing physical labor. Wreck This Heart is a song about a person trying to deal with the pressures of family and work. This is a great rock and roll song. Real Hard Bottle is an upbeat …
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