Tired of working within the confines of a "band," Ian Blurton broke up Change of Heart shortly after finishing the tour in support of this album. If there was any tension during its making, however, that tension is hard to hear in the recording, which is one of the band's tightest, most focused accomplishments to date. It's a very insistent album right from track one, blending hard-rocking numbers with electronics and a punk aesthetic. The first single, "It Should Be," was the most criminally neglected could've-been-a-hit single in a long time, on both sides of the Canadian/U.S. border. Although the subsequent Blurtonia project included many of the same players, they didn't have the same kind of cohesiveness that the full band provides here.
AllMusic Review by Sean Carruthers