was honing his focus and getting The Destroyers
concept down pat on this 1980 album. He hadn't yet become so established and comfortable that his rocking blues licks and vocals were more show business than intensity and energy. Thorogood
's playing and singing on such tracks as "House of Blue Lights," "Night Time" and "I'm Wanted" were earnest enough to make the treatments convincing, and retain interest. While this wasn't quite as memorable as his earlier dates, George Thorogood
still had the hunger that fueled his breakout sessions.