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  • Summary: This is the Cincinnati, Ohio band's major label debut.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
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  1. There's enough diversity in this album that something is bound to appeal to just about any fan of rock.
  2. A solid, expertly realized slice of alternative rock: smart, furious and concise; devoid of any hip-hop influences or electronica underpinnings; informed by punk but with an adolescent kind of lust for heavy-metal riffs.
  3. Perfect major-label American alt-rock--slick, smart and serious enough without being somber to reach out to even the least emotionally confused people without scaring off the moody ones. [May 2002, p.94]
  4. While there is much to recommend this disc, Moth would be wise to develop a more distinctive voice.
  5. There are moments when you wish for just a tiny bit of dirt, or just a little bit of edge.
  6. 60
    This is Fountains of Wayne or the Church with real power in their power pop. [Apr/May 2002, p.116]
  7. They're fresh and clean, delivering spiky cut riffs while lyrics are unpretentious about love and heartbreak.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
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  1. JessR
    Jun 15, 2005
    10
    Awesome album
  2. CletusD.
    May 1, 2002
    9
    Not sure what album some of these people listened to... but Moth rocks! "I See Sound" and "Thinkin Please" are two of the best songs Not sure what album some of these people listened to... but Moth rocks! "I See Sound" and "Thinkin Please" are two of the best songs I've heard in ages. Expand