Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free

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7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
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  1. VaughnA.
    May 27, 2009
    4
    These guys reek of the same kind of, "oh don't you just love what we're doing", bullshit that makes me despise Conor Oberst so much. If I want self-adoration I'll go to Bare Naked Ladies concert.
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78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 25 Critics

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  1. Positive: 22 out of 25
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  1. Seemingly undaunted, Seth Olinsky, Miles Seaton, and Dana Janssen recruited engineer and co-producer Chris Koltay, and enlisted nine other musicians to create the most far-reaching, margin-breaking set of the band's career to date.
  2. 70
    This album takes major steps beyond its predecessor, "Love Is Simple." It adds a streak of joyful African funk, with sputtery rhythms and guitar curlicues.
  3. It’s a bold album, even in its prettiest, most pastoral moments.