FREEWAYS - True Bearings cassette
True Bearings roves wild, rough terrain, but with ease that only comes from many road-worn years. Each of the seven songs are anchored to a plaintive, poignant hook, tastefully embellished with subtly delicate touches that proves Freeways as masters of mood. The quartet's interplay is untouchable here, given that their chosen idiom is the more-or-less hard(er) end of rock, exhibiting class and poise every step of the way, but perhaps no better evinced than on the near-seven-minute vamp of "Time is No Excuse." The 37-minute True Bearings is a highway worth cruising time and time again.