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Bon Non-Jovial

Joel McIver, Record Collector, Summer 2001

IF POP'S MOST unpredictable comeback - from has-been oblivion to global success - was made by Blur between Modern Life Is Rubbish and Parklife, then the equivalent in rock must surely be Bon Jovi. The New Jersey quintet were swept into poodlecore soft-metal obscurity by the tsunami of grunge, but returned triumphant in the mid-90s with a new look, a new sound and a new fan base with the Keep The Faith album.

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