Metascore
56

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. These Are The Good Times People is a mere shadow of its ‘90s counterpart that struggles to retain any of the President’s early charm.
  2. Uncut
    20
    This is surely the desperate death-thore of a rank '90s relic. [Apr 2008, p.99]
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Echoisaacashe
    Mar 22, 2008
    4
    Much as I hate to burst the bubble of musical heroes of mine, I am more than a little disappointed new album from The Presidents Of The Much as I hate to burst the bubble of musical heroes of mine, I am more than a little disappointed new album from The Presidents Of The United States Of America, whose debut album The Presidents Of The United States Of America remains to this day one of my favourite albums of all time. The band haven't moved on - perfectly good tracks such as More Bad Times are ruined by the forced kookiness that makes the band use words like "baboon" and "spork". It's like the joke just isn't funny any more. Full Review »
  2. WesmM.
    Mar 21, 2008
    10
    Hoping the "Mixed or average" reviews are just the result of preliminary 6-review weirdness; These Are The Good Times People isn't Hoping the "Mixed or average" reviews are just the result of preliminary 6-review weirdness; These Are The Good Times People isn't groundbreaking but it's certainly a perfectly entertaining summer album. Full Review »
  3. J.Yo
    Mar 21, 2008
    9
    No Presidents fan will be dissapointed. If you are not a fan yet, this is a great intro to fun rock'n'roll.