I borrowed my mom's CD and then after I did, I went out and bought my own copy....along with one for my best friend, who also loved this album and was looking to explore Bryan Adams.
'Reckless' is widely considered Bryan Adams' first master stroke, and to be honest - it deserves all the credit it has been given in this particular scope of his career. I don't think there is one miss on this album, and from his first album to this point Bryan Adams kept improving and growing as an artist.
The album is full of smash hits, and the album had six hit singles from the album that all made the top fifteen in the US Hot 100 - which prior to Bryan Adams achieving was only done so by Michael Jackon's 'Thriller'. The singles from the album have all become staples of Bryan Adams' career - 'Run To You', 'Summer of '69', 'Heaven', 'Somebody', 'One Night Love Affair' and 'It's Only Love' featuring the lovely Tina Turner.
However, while all those songs are great there are definitely some other tracks on the album that deserve mentioning - 'Kids Wanna Rock' is classic BA at his best, She's Only Happy When She's Dancin' is a fun little groove, 'Long Gone' is a silly break up song, and 'Ain't Gonna Cry' is another break up song and the one thing that makes me laugh at the end of 'Ain't Gonna Cry' is the creepy screaming at the end. Kind of reminds me of something I heard in a horror movie.
Overall this is a great album and it's obvious why this album has held the tests of time. If you're looking to explore Bryan Adams more as an artist and aren't yet familiar with his discography, I would definitely recommend starting here, it's an important piece in the Bryan Adams catalogue. Every song on here is a five star classic!