i got this cd after hearing "flavor of the weak" and its one of the best purchases i have made this year. it is a truly mind blowing album. although "flavor" is a great song, very catchy, it is in my view outshone by at least 2 of the other tracks, primarily "safer on the outside" and "don't wait for the sun". Both are incredibly touching, deeply heartfelt songs with beautiful lyrics, such as 'dont wait for the sun, it could turn black any day. i lost my head in the clouds, when will this haze go away? i never wanted this...' combined with fantastic melodies. the first time i heard that song it brought a tear 2 my eye! there are some very frank and honest songs on here, as well as more uplifting ones. This cd is both uplifting and comforting - if you are feeling down, the two tracks i mentioned previously are so identifiable with. This cd is not quite in the same love-lorn league as the ataris, but they are on the same lines. for those 'flavor of the weak' fans, 'im a fool' is much on the same lines, poppy yet punk, and uplifting yet touching. Basicaly there is something here for anyone who likes new school melodic punk and bands such as new found glory, sum 41, blink 182, green day etc. i strongly recommend this!