The Downward Road - The Pursuit of Happiness
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  1. Downward Road (Intro)
  2. Cigarette Dangles
  3. Nobody But Me
  4. I'm Ashamed of Myself
  5. Pressing Lips
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  1. Downward Road (Intro)
  2. Cigarette Dangles
  3. Nobody But Me
  4. I'm Ashamed of Myself
  5. Pressing Lips
  6. In Her Dreams
  7. Downward Road (Revisited)
  8. Heavy Metal Tears
  9. Bored of You
  10. Love Theme from Tpoh
  11. Forbidden World
  12. But I Do
  13. Crashing Down
  14. Honeytime
  15. Villa in Portugal
  16. Terrified
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The Downward Road -- the title comes from what Berg views as the "descent" into adulthood -- is strangely endearing. Berg's sexually explicit lyrics will be provocative to some. But there's such an honest matter-of-factness to his delivery, in an early Todd Rundgren kind of way, that it translates instead to a friendly awkwardness. Especially effective are sparser numbers like "Pressing Lips" and "Heavy Metal Tears" where Berg exposes his unadorned voice for all to poke and prod at. Straightforward rocker "Cigarette Dangles ...

The Downward Road 1993, Mercury

UPC: 731451297229

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