The list author says: "Another year, another collection of indie, americana, backpack hip-hop and misc treats. Can't say that it will be without top 40 entries since Vampire Weekend already blew that out of the water."
"Not that this is solely background music due to the number of standout tracks, but it is rare to find a front to back album in this new era of singles. Avoidance of the skip button separates Broken Bells from its peers."
"Suddenly the en vouge band for TV commercials not that they were unfamiliar with this medium to begin with. Will this create burnout for the beloved band or will their penchant for selling Lincolns and albums create usher in an era of admen as music execs. Overall a thoroughly enjoyable take on the traditional Black Keys formula. Try "Everlasting Light" to hear the Keys in a new way."