Sure,'Hands All Over' is Maroon 5 at their best - slick, funky, raunchy, clever, catchy, a little rocky, etc, with both the music and vocals in more than fine form but....... can't help think poorly marketed for the fan or appreciator of their music who just likes the CD format.
Carrying on with their trademark material of 'love-game lows and highs' along with some butt-shifting rythyms and hooks plus an interesting twist in a country collaboration with Lady Antebellum and a cover of Queen's 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' to close, you'd think - in all, a cool album with a different spin to finish.
Then a short while after, they release the brilliantly infectious track 'Moves like Jagger' designed to get everyone literally from 3 to 300 years of age whistling, grooving or wobbling. Ok,it wasn't on 'Hands All Over' but other than download, they could have released 'Moves Like Jagger' as a seperate EP cd along with tracks that didn't make the final' HAO' original cut or maybe some rare live stuff . I'd have gladly bought 'MLJ' as a mini album in that format with some interesting additional tracks not previously had to make it worthwhile. Unfortunately for those who don't download, we were forced to buy the whole repackaged cd again just to include one of their best tracks to date. Great for the label maybe but not so perhaps for joe or Joanne Public.Hands All Over