Hey, a kindred TL/Rx fan. I'm tellin ya, this album sounds GREAT. He's definitely a guy who deserves some credit - and some success. For the uninitiated, he's got a Clash/Billy Bragg lyrical sensibility and a punk/New Wave-ish sound, without being gimmicky about it. Really soulful, thoughtful, rockin stuff. Great covers live, too: Irish trad. "Dirty Old Town," Stiff Little Fingers "Suspect Device," Split Enz "Six Months in a Leaky Boat." I admit the GS ST is played out, but I still like the music. I hear the "Wicker Park" st is even more indie name-dropping. I'm seeing GBV this weekend, and since it's the "last" tour, I'm looking forward to an even looonger, more self indulgent set than usual. Should be great.