I'm from NJ & grew up listening to this guy. Yes, like most of the masses, I was pissed when he struck out on his own, but got over it after listening to this album & Human Touch a few times. The first 5 songs are outstanding as well as Leap of Faith. The album ends a little bit weird, with pseudo-love ballads similar to Tunnel of Love. They seemed like 'filler' songs, but won't get you laughed at if you're listening to them in your car or dwelling. He seemed to shun most of the songs from Tunnel, Lucky Town & Human Touch on his last couple of tours.. If we're going to buy them, he should reach deep into his archives & crank a few more of those tunes out in the Meadowlands.