Personnel: Daryl Hall & John Oates (vocals, mandolin, keyboards); Todd Rundgren (guitar, background vocals); Don York (keyboards); John Siegler (bass instrument); John G. Wilcox (drums).
After crafting the fitfully accomplished blue-eyed Philly soul-pop of Abandoned Luncheonette, Hall & Oates retreated to a more rock-oriented sound on War Babies, recorded with producer Todd Rundgren. Some of the tracks work, but the duo's performance sounds forced throughout much of the record. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Mojo (Publisher) (p.138) - "[A] glam-smitten, acid-laced and frazzled kind of blue-eyed soul..."