08:09 AM on 09/12/13
I'll never understand why this album gets no love from most BW fans. The energetic first half is a ton of fun and the back half segues right into his next album. Maybe it's too unbalanced for people. The back half of the album isn't quite as energetic, but provides foreshadowing for where he was aiming to go the next couple records.
Good write-up -- you hit the nail on the head and hope you inspire more people to give this a better listen.