I don't put this album on my stereo on a Friday night to get me going for the evening - I use Mr Lightbody's Snow Patrol for that! However, it's an excellent album to get you through the morning after and the following lazy Sunday!
On first buying the album, I went straight for 'Tout Le monde' - a must-see live, and was impressed to hear that the studio version was still able to blow me away. 'Raindrop', 'Deviance' and '12 hours...' caught my ear first time around, although how I could have missed 'Will you please be there for me', the opening track, god knows! Listening to 'Nytol', it's quite easy to find yourself sitting across the carriage from Aiden Moffat as he drawls his version of the evenings events, on supposedly the last train ride of the night.
How on earth has Gary Lightbody managed to write songs which suit each of the performers in the band so well? Well, it's beyond me, although I hear he's already written the next album too, and long may it continue. Buy it, and you'll be back here reviewing it before long!