Whitney Pastorek
September 21, 2010 AT 04:00 AM EDT

You Get What You Give

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
genre
Country

We gave it an B

ZBB’s sophomore effort You Get What You Give doesn’t stray far from their platinum-?selling blend of country-frat jams and oceanfront jangles; Jimmy Buffett even guests. The musicianship is impeccable, but the lyrics too often pander to a certain good-time demographic for whom lines like ”La la la la?let it go” might rate as deep. While no one wants an existential crisis at the beach barbecue, these guys really shine when they ditch the polish in favor of some bite. B

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