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Crush

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Crush

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B

On the semi-sequel to ”Livin’ on a Prayer,” Jon Bon Jovi declares ”It’s My Life.” While it’s worrisome that the 38-year-old can earnestly deliver an anthem that sounds as if it sprang from a high schooler stuck in detention, it’s tough to deny the song’s captivating chorus. But if the Jersey rockers haven’t matured much, it hardly matters. Crush — for all its sappy ballads and surburban pop fairy tales — is classic Bon Jovi. And that’s not an oxymoron. B