|It's the perfect time of year Somewhere far away from here I feel fine enough, I guess Considering everything's a mess There's a restaurant down the...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
En masse, Maroon's brisk acoustic rock settings and the hyperactive rush of words can still have you reaching for the skip button. But broken into bite-size chunks, its bitterly humorous dissection of the fumbling absurdities of modern life and death is not without pathos.
Checkout.comUnfortunately seems to lack that goofiness that had previously made them one of rock-and-roll's coolest nerd bands.
OK, here's some track titles - 'Too Little Too Late', 'Never Do Anything', 'Pinch Me' - and, guess what, THEY ALL FUCKING SUCK! Not just Weller, Ashcroft or Belle & Sebastian sucky but Mike & The Mechanics, Tin Machine and, yes, Hootie And The Blowfish sucky.
SamP.Mar 6, 2002This is shithot
JennC.Oct 22, 2001I thought that this was one of BNL's best albums! Tonight Is the Night I fell Asleep At The Wheel is an awsome song making death seem as a joke!
AllisonB.Sep 2, 2001BNL rocks!
JennTNov 20, 2001Barenaked Ladies really know how to write and perform music. This album is no exception. As a group they keep growing artistically, this Barenaked Ladies really know how to write and perform music. This album is no exception. As a group they keep growing artistically, this provides an excellent chance for fans to follow along fulheartedly and wait to see what they come up with next. Way to go guys.… Expand
StephJul 16, 2002I don't really like "Never Do Anything" or "Sell Sell Sell" but I like the rest, especially "Falling for the First Time", "Helecoptors", I don't really like "Never Do Anything" or "Sell Sell Sell" but I like the rest, especially "Falling for the First Time", "Helecoptors", and "Hidden Sun".… Expand
BillSJan 12, 2007A stunningly good collection of mature, mellow, though-provoking songs. Move over One Week, this is BNL at their best.
EricS.Aug 16, 2001Ah, they went the way of They Might Be Giants. Once clever and original but now very dull and forgettable. "Gordon" is good enough.
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