Escape

Journey - Escape
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1981 Ratings: #85 / 129
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Based on 40 ratings
Liked by 3 people
July 31, 1981 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pop Rock, AOR / Genres
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Toasterqueen12
76
Genre: AOR

I mean...this is the album with Don't Stop Believing. I kinda have to like it somewhat.

It's crazy how no matter how many times I hear it, every bar, every stadium, every radio station. I just never get sick of it. It's so simple, a song liteally just using the four chords of pop and never changing it up. But that's why it works so well. It's almost magic in how minimalist it is yet how grand it seems. It boils down human emotion so to its core that by seemingly making a grocery ... read more
ThrowBackG
NR
I like April Fools because for an entire day I can give any piece of music a 0 or a 100 and there's no proof to suggest whether or not I'm being honest.
Okayswans
95
Cheesy hard rock anthems are what you get here and im all for it dont stop believing is a classic and the other songs are just as solid
MinatoArisato
40
Other than Don't Stop Believin' I really can't find much to return here for. Pretty standard 80's Rock music.

Best Track: Don't Stop Believin'
Worst Track: Keep On Runnin'
HoodieBraden
80
Incredibly underrated classic record here from a very under appreciated band. Journey was one of my favorite groups back when I practically lived off classic rock lol. Escape is undeniably their best work, including some of the best rock ballads of the decade. Come on guys, give Steve Perry and the band some credit. I mean, at least everyone has sang "Don't Stop Believin" or "Who's Crying Now" once in their lives.
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Added on: July 19, 2016