Strong sets of musicianship and songwriting makes this my favorite Puppet album after the big two [MP II and Up on the Sun]. These are certainly as tuneful a set of songs as the Puppets have ever recorded.
They've never really gotten the recognition they deserved and while they've made a few spotty albums this isn't one of them. From Violet Eyes to the excellent Severed Goddess Hand most of the songs here are excellent and have held up well over the last few years.
"Too High to Die" doesn't quite achieve the heights of II and Up on the Sun, but that's not a criticism. Few albums from any artists hold up well in comparasion with those two albums.
This is a great album and one of the best alternative albums of the '90s.