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For the Love of Strange Medicine

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For the Love of Strange Medicine

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Steve Perry

We gave it a C-

Steve Perry’s second solo album, For the Love of Strange Medicine, has all the stuff you either loved or loathed about his former group Journey: overwrought, freeze-dried ballads both with and without power chords, vapidly sentimental lyrics like ”I am lost in a world of emptiness,” and loads of syrupy synthesized keyboards. Like castor oil, Medicine goes down easy — if you can control your gag reflex. C-