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Straight Shooter

Bad Company - Straight Shooter
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1975 Ratings: #70 / 92
User Score
Based on 19 ratings
1975 Ratings: #165
Liked by 4 people
April 12, 1975 / Release Date
LP / Format
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MarkPrindleBot
70

Same style, same number of songs, but not quite as satisfying because (a) they've already done it once, and (b) the two songs written by the drummer are positively wretched. Howe'er, the throat-curdling Paul Rodgers screams of "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" successfully mask the fact that the melody is pretty much lifted straight from Yes's "Yours Is No Disgrace," the acoustic anthem "Shooting Star" is just beautiful, "Deal With The Preacher" and "Wild Fire ... read more

43Music
40

genre hard rock...

Z.Younk
67

Not as raw, less edgy, over-produced, fewer risks taken, less energy, and ultimately way less fun: all the same mistakes made by many bands trying to follow a hit debut album.

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Track List

  1. Good Lovin' Gone Bad
  2. Feel Like Makin' Love
  3. Weep No More
  4. Shooting Star
  5. Deal With the Preacher
  6. Wild Fire Woman
  7. Anna
  8. Call On Me
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Added on: August 27, 2016