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on MTV in the 1980’s. Their arena rock style ranges from ballads to bold rockers. Their catalogue includes hits such as “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “When You Close Your Eyes,” the anthemic “(You Can Still) Rock In America,” along with “Sentimental Street,” “Goodbye,” “Sing Me Away,” “Four in the Morning” and more. Night Ranger’s latest release Don’t Let Up reflects the ir recog- nizable sound in a current set- ting with a number of interesting twists and turns along the way. Night Ranger comes out gal- loping on the up-tempo opener “Somehow Someway” flowing into the hard-hitting yet poppy “Running Out of Time” and the compelling “Truth.” They slow things down with “Don’t Let Up,” a potent power ballad, and the soft toned “We Can Work It Out.” The 11-track CD closes strong with more soaring guitars and multi-part vocals on the catchy “Jamie” and “Nothing Left of Yesterday.” Don’t Let Up proves Watch a video for “Don’t Let Up” by Night Ranger NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 66