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“I still love rock and roll,” Gaslight Anthem singer Brian Fallon declares at the start of their fifth album. Fans of the New Jersey rockers’ brawny blue-collar anthems punch the air in relief.

Hell yeah! But it’s a false prospectus: the rest of the album tails off into uninspired MOR rock, Fallon puffing away like a fish out of water.

The Gaslight Anthem

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(Virgin EMI)

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