I Blame You

  • Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Mar 24, 2009

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Most of the songs are well constructed and do not outstay their welcome, though a few do not make the grade.
  2. So while it may not be the revelation that Hot Snakes was after Drive Like Jehu, Obits still has plenty of life to it, and enough twists in Rick Froberg’s sound to keep things interesting.
  3. Q Magazine
    It's bold and gimmick-free--proof there's no shame in covering old ground. [May 2009, p.116]
  4. Uncut
    The result is a record not in step with any particular fashion, but, on songs like 'Talking To The Dog,' you get choppy and catchy with rare raw-knuckle skill. [May 2009, p.92]
  5. Under The Radar
    Most of these songs, while energetically played, have a disposable quality that the band's enthusiasm can't overcome. [Spring 2009, p.77]

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