By Brian M. Raftery
Updated June 02, 2006 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Rockford

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After 33 years together, 15 studio records, and Lord knows how many slowly expanding charcoal-gray suits, ’70s survivors Cheap Trick have finally gotten around to making a tribute album — to themselves. Rockford‘s jumbo-size power chords and upper-atmosphere choruses plunder heavily from the group’s power-pop heyday, especially on songs like the Linda Perry-assisted ”Perfect Stranger” and the dreamlike ”If It Takes a Lifetime.” But the production is crisp and the hooks are bountiful; Cheap Trick haven’t sounded this good in years.

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Rockford

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