It's the near-ten-minute epic Dry County that takes the honours though. The track builds from a piano lead against a poignant lyric into a huge jam, on which guitarist Richie Sambora gets to flex his muscles. Much of the remainder is typically standard. The Celtic-tinged I Believe opens the record in diverse frame, but soon falls foul of the "whoa whoa" syndrome. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead features the honky-tonk element, whereas both the hook-laden In These Arms and the eerie thumping Fear also chalk up marks. If you want ballads you got 'em. I Want You and Bed of Roses are again much what you'd expect, with the latter being the pick.
keep the faith is in no way a track record. It is a good one. If only the band had the balls to experiment a little more, it could have been a great one. B+