I feel that this is Bad Religion's most mature album. They are taking on their own identity in the absence of long standing guitarist and song writer Brett Gurewitz. Alot of people do not like this album, I can't understand why, unless you are stuck in 1988. This album unlike it's predecessor THE GRAY RACE isn't just choppy thrown together songs, it is a completely inspired, intelligent piece of art. I feel that it goes up their with GENERATOR and STRANGER THAN FICTION.
1. Hear It (10/10) Great way to start the album, fast paced and catchy.
2. Shades of Truth (10/10) The strongest effort of the album, the lyrics are second to none and the song is one of the most radio friendly BR songs I have ever heard.
3. All Fantastic Images (10/10) A song about England, it's the second best on the album after "Shades of Truth".
4. Biggest Killer in American History (10/10) A song about the man behind the nuclear bomb, Edward Teller.
5. No Substance (10/10) The title track is another great one, but the song list after this tends to get weaker.
6. Raise Your Voice (6/10) The weakest track on the album, I can't listen to it too much.
7. Sowing the Seeds of Utopia (7/10)
8. Hippy Killers (9/10)
9. State of the End of the Millennium Address (8/10) A newer version of "Neighbors" off of HOW COULD HELL BE ANY WORSE?, it's good but not original..
10. Voracious March of Godliness (10/10)
11. Mediocre Minds (9/10)
12. Victims of the Revolution (10/10)
13. Strange Denial (10/10)
14. At the Mercy of Imbeciles (7/10)
15. Same Person (10/10)
16. In So Many Ways (9/10)