Positive: 6 out of 6
Mixed: 0 out of 6
Negative: 0 out of 6
AhmadMay 5, 2009Don't compare this album to a Black Keys album, there is a reason it wasn't released as such. Take this album as a Dan Auerbach album and take it for what it is...spectacular. Listen to it twice and there isn't a skippable track. Up and down this is a very solid album. However if you're going to compare it to a Keys album, you'll probably find it a little too laid back.… Expand
JonathanEFeb 11, 2009Excellent, a progression of what he does on the records with the Black Keys.
IlyaRFeb 13, 2009Astounding variety...Auerbach reminds me why, despite the innovation and creativity that continues to permeate "rock" music, 70's guitar/blues rock is somehow the most heartfelt and soulful music out there. At least when he composes it.… Expand
May 27, 2011This record is cream-in-your-mandolorian-armor good. Heartbroken In Disrepair, The Prowl, I Want Some More and even the softer When The Night Comes stand out. I wish that whenever I walked into a place with a lot of sexy chicas, from 2:06 to 3:10 in Heartbroken In Disrepair would be playing in the background as I strut slowly and make eye contact with each one.… Expand
Apr 18, 2011It's real.
Auerbach shows off both his playing, arrangement and engineering skills on a thoroughly enjoyable solo album. Retrospective and mournful with a confident, cool swagger.
Each sound in every song seems to be carefully chosen, their textures both colliding and seeping into one another beautifully for the vocals to sit comfortably in.
Hats off to the brilliant variety of drum sounds (The Prowl is a personal favourite, that snare!).… Expand
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