Definitely one of my all time fave albums. It just oozes with creativity, sincerity, smarts and passion. And pound-for-pound, maybe the best collection of riffs ever assembled on a single (double) album. Bass riffs, guitar riffs, drum riffs. 50 songs. No duds (even if the 4th side of the vinyl is called 'chaff'. And those guys could lock into a groove like nobody's business. Band chemistry like that is rare in any genre.
An all-time classic. One of the top three or four albums of the 80s. I regret that I pretty much missed out on these guys and didn't really tune into this album until the early 90s.