Positive: 10 out of 10
Mixed: 0 out of 10
Negative: 0 out of 10
DonnieApr 3, 2008Best Black Keys album..seems they are refreshed after Magic Portion and having much fun playing these great tunes..a modern classic.
ChristianP.Apr 4, 2008Expanded their sound without taking anything away from the heart of it. Incredible album.
ChrisB.Apr 14, 2008Best one yet! I really like their new sound.
JimmyApr 2, 2008Solid with some new experiments musically. I prefer Magic Potion but this is better than nothing.
Jul 6, 2013This whole album is generally more interesting than their previous effort "Magic Potion". The sound is fuller and more experimental.
ButThis whole album is generally more interesting than their previous effort "Magic Potion". The sound is fuller and more experimental.
But all in all I just miss the urgent GUTPUNCH of their early records. There new sound strays from the blues and goes for more of a garage rock feel with ambient overtones which is way better than Magic Potions just garage rock sound.
Like Magic Potion, there arent any tracks that grab you immediately but a couple songs are real strong. Highlights are:
"Psychotic Girl" and "Things ain't Like they Used to Be" are solid.… Expand
Jul 14, 2011It's a decent attempt at evolving their sound after they took their gritty blues rock as far as they could in their previous albums, but thisIt's a decent attempt at evolving their sound after they took their gritty blues rock as far as they could in their previous albums, but this just misses as many times as it hits. It features a few great cuts like "I Got Mine," "Oceans and Streams," and "Remember When (Side B)," but the rest too often fail to impress or keep the listeners' attention ("Remember When (Side A)," "Same Old Thing"). After having heard the follow-up album Brothers, this seems weak by comparison.… Expand
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