Though the two are veteran punkers, Fool's Gold shows their acoustic sides. Alternately contemplative, peaceful, and solemn, both songwriters allow themselves to break free of the two-minute anthem format and stretch out. But that doesn't mean that either of them have broken free of punk altogether. As Mike Ostrov observes on Ninebullets, this collection inhabits a peripheral zone between punk, rock, and your average singer-songwriter-type introspection. And it ain't half-bad.
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