Most of the songs come on strong and just don't let up, with a rhythm that pounds like a speeding locomotive and guitars that churn metal and burn rubber; Rose's cranky voice doesn't have any twang, but something about it just sounds prototypically "country." As for the lyrics, most revolve around the banality, insanity, and absurdity of everyday life. "I'm not trying to write a song to change the world," he said. "We're just having fun. We don't write bridges. It's chorus, chorus, chorus, verse, chorus, chorus, chorus, verse, goodnight."