***** John Mayer kommt jetzt in das Alter, in dem er sich mit jedem Album neu erfinden muss, um sich nicht zu wiederholen. Das Album macht den Eindruck, als habe es ihn bei sich selbst abkommen lassen. Vielschichtige Klänge zwischen Country, Folk und Singer/Songwriter. Ein wirklich reifes Album. Auch wenn nicht jeder Song die 5-Sterne-Marke erreicht, ist doch das ganze Album in sich stimmig genug, um den 5. Stern ungehindert zu zücken.
****** This album is freaking fantastic!! I've always liked John Mayer's album but I like the way he has moved away from his normal sound with this one and done something different - brilliant and one of the best of 2012 I think.
***** I can't deny that I was initially disappointed by this album. I've always loved John Mayer but I think he really peaked with Battle Studies and I knew I wasn't going to like the follow up nearly as much. With that in mind, this still wasn't even as close as I was hoping. But over time I've grown to appreciate this more and more. It's a different and interesting move for him but it works quite well. I just need to remember that this album is good to listen to on a lazy day off at home, but not so great to play at work while doing stocktake.