It is comfortable territory musically, but here the more important elements are the message, the lyrics, the mood, and the tone of the music.
This latest song cycle reflects the maturing work of an act determinedly young at heart yet gathering their powers nonetheless to confront encroaching terrors.
Love is Love, for what it is, is such a well-composed album, that it feels like it's close to being a band-defining statement given its all too real context in which it exists.
Filled with warmth, horns, and many messages of love, Woods’ tenth album is a feel-good record for these rough times.
The music itself is beyond Woods’ psych-folk peers, with bold trumpet melodies carrying some songs and all 6 tracks here soaked in melodies that reek of the great American songwriting craft.