• Record Label: RCA
  • Release Date: Nov 3, 2009
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Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22

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  1. Mar 15, 2012
    I like a lot of songs on this album, but there are a few sporadically placed tracks that I don't necessarily enjoy. I wish the damn Metacritic site had formatting, so I could actually list the songs that I like and what I like about em, but I'll just go do that on Amazon. Either way, an okay album. I like the previous two more, however.
  2. Mike
    Jan 20, 2010
    Insanely catchy music with witty and clever lyrics proving just why Say Anything is the best pop punk band today.
  3. rudih
    Nov 12, 2009
    This is quite a brilliant offering from Say Anything. I like the variation in the tracks very much and the great lyrics also. One of the top cd's this year, in my opinion.
  4. JeffS
    Nov 9, 2009
    Excellent followup to In Defense. I am a real boy still trumps it, but it is an excellent listen again and again.
  5. AaronS
    Nov 18, 2009
    You'll be singing the catchy hooks from this album for weeks on end.. It's pop and rocks hooks that make you scream the songs lyrics in the car on your way to work. It's similar to the hooks off of early Weezer records. You will dig this album.

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. This is an impulsive album, an odd piece of work that manages to be puzzling without alienating the listener.
  2. Alternative Press
    That's how much of of this album feels--confusing....Our advice? Stick to the disc's first half; it's where you'll find the best songs. [Nov 2009, p.114]
  3. On his third album, Bemis has crafted one of his strongest musical statements yet, outright mocking genre conventions one second before deliberately succumbing to them the next, showcasing large amounts of self-referential humor but never once stopping to point out just how clever he is and feeding into what could potentially be a Kanye-sized ego.