Dirty Work (2011) The pop-punk powerhouse quartet don't go completely Green Day on their new fourth album, but they do inch toward something resembling maturity. On refreshingly poignant… 2011-06-07 Rock DGC Interscope
Music Review

Dirty Work (2011)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Jun 07, 2011; Genre: Rock; Production: DGC and Interscope

The pop-punk powerhouse quartet don't go completely Green Day on their new fourth album, but they do inch toward something resembling maturity. On refreshingly poignant tunes like ''Guts'' and ''Time-Bomb,'' the sugary choruses sparkle so thoroughly that the yell-about-parents-and-girls moments don't get in the way. Dirty Work proves you can grow up and still act like a kid — just as long as your songs are this head-rushingly catchy. B+

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Originally posted May 25, 2011 Published in issue #1157-1158 Jun 03, 2011 Order article reprints