Saints Of Los Angeles

Album Review of Saints Of Los Angeles by Motley Crue.

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Saints Of Los Angeles

Motley Crue

Saints Of Los Angeles by Motley Crue

Release Date: Jun 24, 2008
Record label: Eleven Seven
Genre(s): Rock, Metal

60 Music Critic Score
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Saints Of Los Angeles - Average, Based on 3 Critics

AllMusic - 60
Based on rating 6/10

Since their last hit record, 1989's Dr. Feelgood, Mötley Crüe fans have endured countless live albums, "greatest-hits" collections, reissues and B-sides packages, a record with John Corabi on vocals, one with Randy Castillo behind the kit and one with the original lineup that sank with barely a trace (1997's Generation Swine). The most successful thing the band produced in those ensuing years was its tell-all autobiography, The Dirt, a story so drenched in sex, drugs, and rock & roll that it elicited a venereal disease and a contact high just through picking it up.

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Sputnikmusic - 60
Based on rating 3.0/5

Review Summary: It too often sounds like something Nikki Sixx would expect Crue fans to like rather than the top-class rock n’ roll he’s capable of. Following the critical and artistic success of his 2007 solo-ish album The Heroin Diaries, it was no surprise when bassist Nikki Sixx decided to recruit Sixx:A. M.

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NOW Magazine
Their review was negative

For Mötley Crüe, every new record is a Faustian deal: their former glory as 80s hair-metal badasses in exchange for sustained economic success in a diminished, lame-ified state. While all four original members perform on Saints, the 13 tracks were written by a shit pop think tank that includes producers Marti Frederiksen (Def Leppard), James Michael (Hilary Duff) and Beautiful Creatures guitarist DJ Ashba. Also, just last ­Friday, I spotted the Crüe “rocking out” with Wolf Blitzer and Larry King on CNN.

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