I have listened to this album at least thirty times already and I wake up in the middle of the night singing some of the songs. All the songs on this album are very “catchy”, but seem to maintain a perfect amount of the raw edge I enjoy from The Foo’s. A lot of people who have liked the The Foo Fighters harder work may tend to be misled that the Foo Fighters have “SOLD OUT” to a softer sound. I call B.S. Besides, who else in the last 20 yrs. has used a voice box on his guitar. This is one of the best albums I’ve heard in a long time. Honestly, it’s nice to see Dave Grohl come to terms with what he wants in his music. This album reflects how it was recorded. At Dave’s home in Virginia while bbq’ing burgers at the same time. Just consider this album a portion of what is hopefully to come. I hope that these guys will continue down the path that they are on but still feed the angry side of life as well. We all need a release. If you like this album, may I suggest an album by a group called HUM- “You’d Prefer An Astronaut”. Very similar to this sound.