Rolling Stone - p.953 stars out of 5 -- "'Army of Ancients' is a gospel-flavored power ballad that nods to John Lennon....The pleasantly apocalyptic '100 Years' crossbreeds a weathered WORKINGMAN'S DEAD levity with a SGT. PEPPER circus vibe."
Spin - p.983.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts choirboy vocals, spiky guitar solos, and splashes of blue-eyed soul evoke SMILE-era Beach Boys and the Band."
Entertainment Weekly - p.71"Now five albums in as the kings of fuzzy beard-rock revivalism, this Philly quintet has expertly honed its loving tribute to the past perfect." -- Grade: A-
Alternative Press - p.1703.5 stars out of 5 -- "'The Old Days' borrows Sgt. Peeper wooliness and sets it up for epic, upbeat jam cutlets; and 'From' is easily the tearjerker soundtrack tantamount to a sunset departure of a summer lover."
Q (Magazine) - p.1044 stars out of 5 -- "Toby Leaman's tear-stained vocals lead the way through a set of passionately soulful ballads and tear-jerkers packed full of elegiac melodies, elegant harmonies and sultry horns."
Blender (Magazine) - p.843.5 stars out of 5 -- "They sprinkle their down-home mix of hook and harmony with doo-wop and jamboree, and their influences are as clear as good-day sunshine: the Beatles, the Beatles listening to the Beach Boys, the Band."
Paste (magazine) (p.71) - "The band's fifth album employs unabashed Beatles arrangements....['From'] is virtually all harmonies, cool and pleasant."
Clash (magazine) (p.65) - Ranked #22 in Clash's "The 40 Best Albums of 2008" -- "Heraldic, adventurous, buoyant and downright euphoric..."