Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Pat Benatar: True Love  

Chuck Eddy, Rolling Stone, 27 June 1991

TO HER CREDIT, Pat Benatar has never been a purist. From the beginning, this opera-trained mom has not cared whether you classified her as a New Waver or a motorcycle chick or a dance-oriented-metal bimbo or a ballad belter or a Euro-glitz broad, as long as you liked her voice. In some ways, making a blues album, which is what True Love would like to be, is just a natural progression for her. But in other ways, it's disconcerting.

Total word count of piece: 367


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.