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REO Speedwagon

Life as We Know It

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Category: AOR

Year: 1987

Label: Sony

Catalog Number: 40444

Average Rating: 83 / 100 (10 ratings)

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Personnel
Kevin Cronin vocals, acoustic guitar
Neal Doughty organ, synthesizer, piano
Gary Richrath electric guitar, guitar
Steve Forman percussion
Alan Gratzer drums, producer
Bruce Hall bass guitar, vocals
Tom Kelly backing vocals
Nick Lane trombone
Lon Price soprano sax, tenor sax
Greg Smith baritone sax
Lee Thornburg trumpet
Terry Wood backing vocals
Maxine Waters backing vocals
Bob Carlisle backing vocals
Rick Braun trumpet
Tracks
1.  New Way to Love  
2.  That Ain't Love  
3.  In My Dreams  
4.  One Too Many Girlfriends  
5.  Variety Tonight  
6.  Screams and Whispers  
7.  Can't Get You Out of My Heart  
8.  Over the Edge  
9.  Accidents Can Happen  
10.  Tired of Gettin Nowhere  

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Existing comments about this CD

From: booper71 Date: July 13, 2002 at 3:33
Tracks 1,9,10 need deleted and replaced with the two rare tracks they put on the "Hits" cd. I don't want to lose you, and Here With Me would have made this one classic.

From: Phil Date: October 6, 2003 at 18:40
Gag me! No wonder Gary Richrath refered to this album as "LIFE AS KEVIN BLEW IT." On the last track, Cronin sings, "Iím tired of gettiní nowhere, wish I was inspired, but itís just not there. I hope this doesnít last." Well, it did last. The whole album goes absolutely nowhere. Fast. Cronin wrote "One Too Many Girlfriends" about Gary Richrath. Ironically, Cronin's wife was suing him for divorce for running around with a dozen other women. Ahh....karma. It works even for musicians.

From: Rafo Phoenix Date: November 2, 2004 at 0:13
VEO QUE A LA MAYORIA NO LES GUSTA ESTE GRUPO, A MI SI, SON PARTICULARES EN SU ESTILO, ESTE PARA MI SU MEJOR ALBUM, BUENO NO TENGO OTROS DE ELLOS PERO ESTE TIENE MUY BUENOS TEMAS, Variety Tonight ES UN TREMENDO TEMA DE AOR. SI NO TIENES NADA DEL GRUPO CONSIGUETE ESTE GRAN ALBUM. SALUDOS MUCHACHOS.

From: Propane Date: December 3, 2004 at 10:13
Junk, enuff said.

From: Rycheage Date: December 3, 2004 at 21:50
Hmmmmm.....Where have I heard that line before?????

From: Rafo Phoenix Date: October 3, 2005 at 1:52
Otra vez entro por aca, bueno se que no hacen un AOR que gustara mucho, algo rockerillos tirados a los 70, este album hay cortes buenos 2,3,6,7,9 que estan Ok pero hay un corte como lo dije arriba con uno de eos empiezos mas Magicos que haya escuchado jamas Variety Tonight quiza la mejor cancion del grupo, tengo uno de lo mejor de ellos y hay buenos cortes pero este Variety Tonight con esos teclados y guitarras es la hostia.

From: Remastered Reason Date: March 14, 2006 at 23:51
This album, though not hardly on par with their early 80's material, still offers some huge AOR tunes like "Variety Tonight" & "That Ain't Love". Moreover, the typical REO ballad "In My Dreams" is as good as anything they have done. Overall, it's their last decent album.

From: rick kerch vzla Date: December 22, 2006 at 23:44
"screams&whispers" was the"track" of this album at least 4 me.By the way i agree with Rafo Phoenix,i think there's so much hatred for this band without a reason.Let's all enjoy music wich is a gift of life!.all comments are respected but to thrash down a band just 'cos you don't like it doesn't mean that everything they record is crap.All bands have internal fights(that's a natural thing as eating an hamburger at Mcdonalds)but at least they bring happiness to our ears.Enough said.

From: DanDare Date: September 9, 2008 at 17:52
I love this album and I love REO. For me 'In My Dreams' is the best thing they've ever done. Look, they may not be to everybody's taste and they certainly have thir quieter moments, for which they make no apologies, but they do offer a lot for everybody to like if given the chance. 'That Ain't Love', 'Variety Tonight', 'Screams and Whispers' and the aforementioned '...Dreams' are all highlights and offer some great AOR treats. 90/100.

From: pibe Date: November 5, 2012 at 17:38
un muy buen disco aor

From: hair metal again Date: June 11, 2018 at 10:59
pretty good release for REO SPEEDWAGON back in 87 with their radio friendly approach always on the front of things !the musicianship is very good as expected and songwriting just ok with "that aint love" being the highlight!i must also add that i really like Gary s way &sound in this particular one!good stuff

From: bmoviecritic Date: August 5, 2019 at 2:55
woah, six filler tracks, not something I am used to from this great band. The four singles are classic, I think I would have made Screams and Whispers be single #4 over Variety Tonight which kinda sputtered. Alan grew tired of touring and would leave soon, the struggles with Gary would lead to him leaving after the tour as well. They got back together to polish up the HITS collection afterwards.


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