One listen was all it took, actually just the first few seconds, to realize this is going to be a different sounding album from the boys and Bridget. I've been watching Flogging Molly ever since 2000 when they opened for The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and the last 10+ years has seen them go from their label of a "Guinness-soaked body blow" with the album "Swagger" to a more mature but no less intense experience on albums like "Within a Mile of Home" or "Float".
I hope that this new song will grow on me or that the rest of the album doesn't sound like Dave is just phoning this one in. I really hate to say it but while this is still far better than the majority of rock songs out there, this is definitely not one of my favorite songs.
Ok, 12 hours later and multiple shots of whiskey later, it is slowly growing on me. I think the lyrics are good but not what I'm used to. If anyone would be kind enough to post those up, I'd appreciate it.