Entertainment WeeklyIt's hard to be a cynic about a record this untrendy, with this many catchy tunes. [23 Mar 2007, p.59]
Alternative PressHis best release ever. [Apr 2007, p.190]
Paste MagazineThe playbook is obvious and efficiently executed. [Mar 2007, p.63]
Q MagazineHe retreats too often into dull AOR choogling. [Mar 2007, p.114]
SpinYou've heard these overheated tales of wild girls and outlaw boys many times before. [Mar 2007, p.97]
RockyMFeb 26, 2007Listen to this one more than once and you will be hooked!!!!! Sorta makes you want to go to a Cracker Barrel and ask, "Do you serve fruits?"
ScottHMar 6, 2007Perhaps his highest energy recording to date.
KarlMar 28, 2007Simply awesome!
CoreyNMar 17, 2007Some songs are really great "Broken Radio" and "Don't let them take you Down" especially but the album suffers a bit from a few weak Some songs are really great "Broken Radio" and "Don't let them take you Down" especially but the album suffers a bit from a few weak tracks and isn't as strong overall as "The Heat" or "The Fine Art of Self Destruction". Still much better than 95% of the music being made today.… Expand
mattHMar 8, 2007The album includes both an unnecessary re-working of "since your in love" from The Heat and an unnecessary piano ballad version of the The album includes both an unnecessary re-working of "since your in love" from The Heat and an unnecessary piano ballad version of the Replacement's classic "Bastards of Young". Jesse has lost his songwriting muse and rock n roller spirit on this album and all the special guests in the world can't make up for it.… Expand
EllaellaEhEhJul 30, 2007This reeks of wannabe-ism: wanna be street smart, wannbe rock'n'roller, wannabe heartbroken. But come on people - this is crap! This reeks of wannabe-ism: wanna be street smart, wannbe rock'n'roller, wannabe heartbroken. But come on people - this is crap! It's so pretentious, Don't Let them bring you down? Hellu? He is to rock what Millie is to Vanilla - faked!… Expand
ChetAMar 5, 2007This blows!
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