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Bon Jovi


Download links and information about Bon Jovi by Bon Jovi. This album was released in 1984 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal, Pop genres. It contains 9 tracks with total duration of 38:27 minutes.

Artist: Bon Jovi
Release date: 1984
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Heavy Metal, Pop
Tracks: 9
Duration: 38:27
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No. Title Length
1. Runaway 3:50
2. Roulette 4:40
3. She Don't Know Me 4:02
4. Shot Through the Heart 4:25
5. Love Lies 4:09
6. Breakout 5:22
7. Burning For Love 3:53
8. Come Back 3:58
9. Get Ready 4:08



From the opening track, "Runaway," which rode to glory on E Street Band-mate Roy Bittan's distinctive keyboard riff, to the sweaty arena rock of "Get Ready," which closed the album, Bon Jovi's debut is an often-overlooked minor gem from the early days of hair metal. The songs may be simple and the writing prone to all clich├ęs of the form, but the album boasts a pretty consistent hard rock attack, passionate playing, and a keen sense of melody. The prominence that keyboardist David Bryan (credited as David Rashbaum in the liner notes) gets on this record is an indicator, perhaps, that Bon Jovi had more than a passing interest in the pop market, which was then dominated by new wave and synth pop. Mixing Journey-like '70s rock ("She Don't Know Me") with shout-along stadium anthems ("Love Lies"), the self-titled Bon Jovi lay the foundation for the band's career, which reached its apex several years later with that very same combination of pop melody and arena-sized amibiton.