- Summary: The follow-up to 'Return of Saturn' finds Gwen Stefani & co. working with a variety of producers (Sly and Robbie, Ric Ocasek, William Orbit) in a variety of styles.
- Record Label: Interscope
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Ska
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The scattershot recording technique seems erratic for a quartet of chums who've spent upwards of fifteen years gelling together, and most of the rock tracks like "Hella Good" and "Platinum Blonde Life" suffer from a mix of overproduction and lack of urgency; missing is the California garage band vibe that was the trademark of their earlier, more energetic material.
JosefS.Aug 18, 2002I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! I'm glad i got to listen to it for a while, beacsue when i first heard it, I would have given it a 6--only because I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! I'm glad i got to listen to it for a while, beacsue when i first heard it, I would have given it a 6--only because it was NO DOUBT. but this album got better the more i listened to it! with genres flying off the walls, I love the fresh, intense vibe coming form it! what a hella good time!~ … Expand
JordanAJan 6, 2007Amazing record.
johnDec 30, 2001this album is WAY better than i expected it to be... so thats why it gets the 10. 'dont let me down', 'in my head' and this album is WAY better than i expected it to be... so thats why it gets the 10. 'dont let me down', 'in my head' and 'platinum blonde life' are great, if not brilliant, tracks. 'waiting room' seems overly out of place, and it also happens to be the worst track off the album. funny, cosidering the talent behind it, it should have been one of the best.… Expand
MicheleM.Dec 26, 2001this album is fresh, full of energy and diverse. I love it!
MarkW.Jul 27, 2002An exciting and mature departure for No Doubt. Excellent and exciting. I love the Jamaican accent to the CD, which yet made excellent use of An exciting and mature departure for No Doubt. Excellent and exciting. I love the Jamaican accent to the CD, which yet made excellent use of Gwen's vocal capabilities.… Expand
JamesFAug 27, 2005I rather liked it. I can't really compare it with the older stuff because it's just a different direction. I definitely enjoyed it I rather liked it. I can't really compare it with the older stuff because it's just a different direction. I definitely enjoyed it more than the Saturn CD; it was just different good, rather than almost as good as the same. And I couldn't disagree more with the last journalist above, what is he talking about? It's Ocasek getting a bit Cars that makes the record worth it. "Don't Let Me Down" is an unabashed blast! The best moment of the record. Sweet 80s sugar!… Expand
ziletoSep 28, 2005this album shows how much no doubt old out in mainstream pop culture
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