- Record Label: S-Curve Records
- Release Date: Jun 10, 2003
No doubt, the music that falls between the Beatles and Bacharach extremes suffers slightly from adherence to formula, but few can boast such immediately memorable melodies. What surprises, though, is the care that they take with the lighter side of their music.
UncutThey're diminished by trying to touch too many bases, often lapsing into sub-Oasis stodge. [Oct 2003, p.114]
Sep 24, 2010Great! This is one of the best albums of the last decade. If you don't own it buy it now. Every song is well written and performed. It says aGreat! This is one of the best albums of the last decade. If you don't own it buy it now. Every song is well written and performed. It says a lot for an album when you know the next song is really good, but you can't hit the skip button because the one playing is just as good.… Expand
BStabileNov 13, 2003These versatile, talented, able musicians have produced a collection that my little boy (3 and a half) and I can't wait to hear whenever These versatile, talented, able musicians have produced a collection that my little boy (3 and a half) and I can't wait to hear whenever we're in the car. He calls Little Red Light "Oh no" and "Stacy's Mom" "Stacy's Mommy". Being a 48-year old fan of rock'n roll, I hear echos of Simon & Garfunkel, Smithereens, Beatles, Kinks. This is one that will have the longevity of "Can't Buy a Thrill". … Expand
DillyndSep 1, 2005this is the best cd ever made they rock the party and will rock on forever!ROCK ON
BrianMJun 21, 2003This is FOW's best album to date. Extremely catchy, polished pop-rock.
timEJan 13, 2005the Shins who? Don't believe the hype about that overrated band. This is the record that lives up to the hype and more. Get it fast! Get it now!
MaxMJul 9, 2003Each album has had its strengths and this one is equal to its predecessors in every aspect. One of the year's ten best so far!
DavidWNov 8, 2003this band and this album suck
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