Sound — 8
This album has one thing that stands out from all others (except pehaps some ACDC or the Crue) is lots of hard-hitting guitar and bass riffs. These riffs hit you like a frieght train from hell. It also has a single acoustic party song, and a couple of the pop-style songs like a recall of All the Right Reasons.
Lyrics — 6
I'm torn; I can either praise Chad Kroeger for writing such funny and sexual lyrics, or I can criticise him for writing dirty, inappropriate lyrics. With such titles as S.E.X. and Something in Your Mouth, (the something is her thumb) he also writes a song called This Afternoon. Inoccent enough, but the theme of the song it partying, getting drunk, and getting high. It is literally a party tune, as the background noise is literally just a recording of a party.
Overall Impression — 6
I like a few tunes from this album, but not all of them. It takes a fistful of songs to make a good album, not just 2 or 3. I love it's hard hitting metal, but I hate it's inappropriateness. I love the "one-way ticket to hell" personality, but I hate how it has only a few good songs. Frankly, it's about a...