Universal acclaim- based on 106 Ratings
TomAJan 20, 2010Musically, there are parallels here with Springsteen, but lyrically they are worlds apart. I do like Springsteen but Finn here goes way Musically, there are parallels here with Springsteen, but lyrically they are worlds apart. I do like Springsteen but Finn here goes way beyond his level of artistry, his lyrics are intelligent, colourful and very original, and his tales of tearaway youth portray a narrative not disimilar from that adopted by the Arctic Monkeys. This goes beyond classic Americana, as it blends wit, excuberance and artistry in an almost nonchalant manner - a modern classic in the most unlikely of guises. Just listen to the previous album 'Almost Killed Me' and you'll wonder where on earth this came from.… Full Review »
RyanrSep 14, 2008Better when it was called "Born To Run", but a great album nonetheless.
BrianFeb 26, 2008Unbelievable album, such a fun album to listen to. Finn just seems like a likable character with these stories.