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Album Review

Positive Elements

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Sexual Content

Violent Content

Crude or Profane Language

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Conclusion

Pro-social Content

The title track and "The Road I’m On" search for answers to life’s questions, confident that they exist. A hidden track encourages people to learn from mistakes and drink deeply from the cup of life. "Dangerous Game" suggests that there are healthy and destructive ways to handle conflict. Other songs cry out to God for help ("Changes"), stress the emptiness of materialism ("Ticket to Heaven"), count the cost of busyness ("Running Out of Days") and cherish the love of a good woman ("Here Without You," "I Feel You," "When I’m Gone").

Objectionable Content

On "Sarah Yellin’," a girl murders her sexually abusive father in premeditative fashion, an act the song seems to condone. A minor profanity creeps into "When I’m Gone." A bonus DVD includes several music videos, one of which includes lewd graffiti ("Loser").

Summary Advisory

Unlike the band’s last disc, this one views hard times with less melancholy and more ambition to affect change. Away From the Sun offers 3DD fans a ray of hope, yet gets burned by a few disappointing turns.

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