The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, while not being the most successful country-rock outfit, had released five fine albums prior to Don't Look Down. Their sound had changed little over the years, which suited most fans who frankly wanted more of the same. This release, the bands last on A&M Records, is somewhat more polished than earlier recordings, however, and the style is rather more country-pop than many would have liked. Fine musicianship is present as usual, but the move to a lighter rock style has forced guitar solos to take a backseat throughout. Don't Look Down is consistent enough, and is undoubtedly an enjoyable album. Similarity is its key problem, however, and nothing truly original is present.
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AllMusic Review by Ben Davies