July 28, 2007
They tried this tack before with “You Do Your Thing”, and the same dilemma surfaces. It’s hard to believe that you don’t care what other people think about you if you’re taking the time to loudly claim to the world that you don’t care what other people think about you. They doth protest too much.
That said, this is a much more entertaining record than “You Do Your Thing”, with their catchiest melody and hook since “If You Ever Stop Loving Me.” I bobbed my head along in enjoyment, even as I disregarded the dead-on-arrival message of the lyrics.
Listen: What Do Ya Think About That