• Record Label: Island
  • Release Date: Oct 12, 2004
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8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 91 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 81 out of 91
  2. Negative: 2 out of 91

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  1. MitchP
    Sep 14, 2005
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    Ok listen i kno many people will get mad at me but u have to face the facts, sum 41 has fallen off. i agree that they are genius MUSICIANS, some of the guitar riffs were pretty amazing, but their lyrics just completely lack fibre and arent really about anything (except all to blame). I think they used up all their good lyrics on their earlier records and are now lookin for generic teen Ok listen i kno many people will get mad at me but u have to face the facts, sum 41 has fallen off. i agree that they are genius MUSICIANS, some of the guitar riffs were pretty amazing, but their lyrics just completely lack fibre and arent really about anything (except all to blame). I think they used up all their good lyrics on their earlier records and are now lookin for generic teen angst lyrics to fill the spaces between the guitar solos. NOT a good cd Expand
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63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Blender
    60
    The ceaselessly blistering tone does get overbearing. [Nov 2004, p.145]
  2. The spiky quartet furnish their usual shouty vocals with grinding riffola and twiddly guitar solos, just as the rest of the post-Linkin Park world are realising nu metal wasn't such a good idea.
  3. But whether they're being snotty or serious, there is a constant thread at work: those catchy melodies.