The Black Keys - Brothers
Critic Score
Based on 26 reviews
2010 Ratings: #108 / 855
Year End Rank: #10
User Score
Based on 320 ratings
2010 Ratings: #61
May 18, 2010 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic

The tough blues band of the Black Keys earliest records is back, but the group hasn’t forgotten what they’ve learned in their inwardly psychedelic mid-period.

rapmartin12
90
Stand-Out Tracks:
- Tighten Up
- The Only One
MinatoArisato
70
Brothers is the record that was responsible for The Black Keys' breakthrough into mainstream music and for good reason. The tracks on Brothers may not be the most inspired however they are just so damn smooth and catchy. The duo seamlessly create Blues Rock that is accessible and has a pop edge, these songs just stick in the ear and are easy going enough to be enjoyed by most, the smooth bluesy guitar work paired with the excellent vocal work is really what makes this record. The record does ... read more
83
El Camino and Brothers are the reason why the Black Keys are so well recognized. Outstanding album.
Z.Younk
85
Even if you hate pop breakthroughs, you're unlikely to hate their new direction.
Tielur
75
Sleazy ass rock bb
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Track List

  1. Everlasting Light 
  2. Next Girl 
  3. Tighten Up 
  4. Howlin' for You 
  5. She's Long Gone 
  6. Black Mud 
  7. The Only One 
  8. Too Afraid to Love You 
  9. Ten Cent Pistol 
  10. Sinister Kid 
  11. The Go Getter 
  12. I'm Not the One 
  13. Unknown Brother 
  14. Never Gonna Give You Up 
  15. These Days
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