• Record Label: Matador
  • Release Date: Apr 9, 2002
Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 16
  2. Negative: 2 out of 16
  1. 90
    Their best work. [#54, p.107]
  2. Traditional progressions temper the punkish wails and feedback that dominated previous albums, revealing a tight garage-rock band to be reckoned with. [26 Apr 2002, p.148]
User Score
6.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. E.Rock
    Aug 9, 2002
    8
    The whole about the JSBX is that they always zig when you think they're gonna zag. I think if you like them for their ideas, then The whole about the JSBX is that they always zig when you think they're gonna zag. I think if you like them for their ideas, then you'll like this album, but if you're hung up on the aesthetics of one particular alb (most nerd/critics still wish they keep making Extra Width over and over again), then you're not getting what you want. If that's the case, you should only buy AC/DC albums. They always make the same albums, and you can love them for that, but the JSBX ain't no AC/DC. Full Review »
  2. BenD.
    May 2, 2002
    8
    I'm amazed at all the negative reactions to this album! This is one of JSBX best! Still as raw, funky and widly inventive as ever! The I'm amazed at all the negative reactions to this album! This is one of JSBX best! Still as raw, funky and widly inventive as ever! The production is superb and the songs as mad as ever! Full Review »