• Record Label: Rounder
  • Release Date: Feb 10, 2015
Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
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  1. Uncut
    Mar 30, 2015
    90
    [A] flat-out sensational album. [May 2015, p.77]
  2. Feb 24, 2015
    90
    Rock ’n’ roll has a knack for brute force, but these songs are never less than nimble, always full of electricity and a steady barometer of unfailing good taste.
  3. Q Magazine
    Feb 25, 2015
    80
    The results defy you to even care whether it's real or fake: it rocks, end of story. [Apr 2015, p.107]
  4. Feb 24, 2015
    80
    JD McPherson’s new album is a foot-stomping, ass-shaking thing of beauty.
  5. 80
    Its title seems clichéd but there is nothing predictable about the exuberance or the obvious attention to detail McPherson applied to his rolling good times.
  6. Feb 24, 2015
    80
    Let the Good Times Roll is definitely the second coming of the rock & roll savior that fans prayed would follow Signs & Signifiers. And as the title implies, it's also one hell of a good time.
  7. Apr 16, 2015
    67
    Sophomore effort Let the Good Times Roll continues similarly [as 2012 debut, Signs & Signifier] without sinking into more of the same.
User Score
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jun 19, 2015
    7
    Whilst I’m not sure if McPherson knows if Rock n’ Roll or R&B revivalism is his forte, the Oklahoma kid is a decent songwriter who deliversWhilst I’m not sure if McPherson knows if Rock n’ Roll or R&B revivalism is his forte, the Oklahoma kid is a decent songwriter who delivers his songs with verve, energy and overall, just enough charm to pull off both genres. Granted, none of this is particularly original, but it’s well intentioned, harmless fun. Full Review »