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Hang Cool Teddy Bear

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Hang Cool Teddy Bear

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Meat Loaf
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C+

At 62, Meat Loaf can still summon his bat-out-of-hell shriek. But despite modern-rock touches from Green Day’s producer and collaborations with fans like ?Jack Black and the Darkness’ Justin Hawkins, nothing on his 10th album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear makes it to cheeseball heaven. The passion and delivery are there, but the songs aren’t. And two out of three ain’t enough. C+

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