By Sad in MI
I've been a fan since the beginning, however, I was so disappointed in this album. The last couple songs are ok but the rest are phoned it at best. It almost seems like they made a list of "country" cliches and threw together some lyrics. So much for getting back to their country roots.
After suffering through Jekyll+Hyde, I welcomed the notion ZBB was getting back to their old song-writing and style. This entry just did nothing for me. Don't even want to listen to it a second time. I'll stick with everything up to Jekyll+Hyde, but I'm essentially turned off ZBB for good in terms of new music.
Zac Brown Band is the reason I started listening to country music, you can vibe to almost every one of their songs, can't wait to see them on October
Cutting room floor
By Where's the country at?
This album is nothing more than a collection of old songs that didn't make any other albums, last album sucked and now this lazy attempt gets me wondering is this the end?
This is a very easy listen, and ZBB show off all of the things they do well -- laid back vibe, catchy melodies and a very welcome return of the signature harmonies. While it's better than the previous record, it also feels very calculated -- a ZBB by numbers, if you will.
"Jekyll + Hyde" was a bit too schizophrenic for my tastes -- several interesting songs, but just no cohesion. Everything here fits perfectly, but almost to a point where you feel like the band had a checklist while they were putting it together. There's not a terrible song here, but the lack of spontinaety keeps it from being truly memorable.
Pure Country and so Much Heart!!
By Terry michelle
This album didn't even need to grow on me! Loved every song immediately. Thanks for keeping your promise guys!!! pure country and so much heart!
BACK TO THEIR ROOTS!!!
THIS is the real Zac Brown Band. The album is full of classic sounding Zac Brown Band songs, and honestly there isn't one song that I did not enjoy! Great album glad their back!
This album takes you back to how life should be lived! Amazing amazing amazing I can't say anything more!!
Not really a fan but.....
I'm not a fan of theirs but "Roots", "Real thing", and "My old man" are really good!!! Nice songs :)