Cheap Trick sleepwalks through the motions on this Diane Warren treacle, which Daryl Hall and Dusty Springfield later covered in While You Were Sleeping (Henry Lee Summer also took a stab [yikes]). Loopy axe murderer Rick Nielsen steps up for a decent guitar solo, but no rock band should put fans through something like this. On the back is "Busted," the title track to Trick's nadir. The Rockford quartet shows an inclination to burn with the zest of old, but Richie Zito weights the band down with gratuitous studio tomfoolery. "Busted" shouts out to Enuff Z'Nuff (seemingly for help). Cheap Trick is so much above the material on both sides here.
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AllMusic Review by Doug Stone