The band's debut album, The Big Come Up had been tremendously successful for an independent rock band and Thickfreakness further increased their profile. It continues The Black Keys' tradition of raw, heavy blues-influenced garage rock. Thickfreakness is known in Japan as Inazuma Rockin' Blues, with "inazuma" meaning "flash of lightning".
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1. Thickfreakness 2. Hard Row 4. Midnight In Her Eyes 5. Have Love Will Travel 6. Hurt Like Mine 7. Everywhere I Go 8. No Trust 9. If You See Me 10. Hold Me In Your Arms 11. I Cry Alone
While the vast majority of post-punk bands who have an obvious taste for the blues seem to enjoy taking the style apart and messing around with the bits and pieces, the Black Keys are the (relative) traditionalists within the subgenre. With their two-piece,...