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"Just Wait" counsels a struggling soul with expressions of love and encouragement ("There's no such thing as a failure who keeps trying"). "Run-Around" projects hope in the midst of a broken relationship. The singer pledges support to his sibling on "Brother John." Clouds have silver linings on "Stand," where trials are treated as opportunities for growth ("Every challenge could have paradise behind it"). "Price to Pay" paints a vivid picture of the emotional consequences associated with one-night stands.
Two mild expletives appear on "Freedom," which selfishly expresses a desire to take unfair advantage of others.
Cover art of a cat smoking what looks like a marijuana joint will raise more eyebrows than the album's content. In "classic rock" style, Four delivers its messages with a sense of strength and optimism. Not perfect, but predominantly positive.