The group's highly anticipated third outing, Smart Flesh, was recorded in Central Falls, RI in an abandoned pasta sauce factory. The album's first single, "Ghost Woman Blues," appeared in December 2010. Smart Flesh is set to drop on February 21, 2011.
Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The Low Anthem render the ghosts and damaged souls in these songs with delicate precision..."
Entertainment Weekly (p.82) - "Exotic instruments blend to create tonal colors, and rough-hewn voices tell stories of longing and mortality. It's a quiet, modest success..." -- Grade: B
Q (Magazine) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Throughout, there's a willingness to genre-hop, from the beguiling beauty of country laments 'Burn' and 'I'll Take Out Your Ashes' to the classical-influenced 'Wire.'"
Paste (magazine) - "[F]ull of echoes, hushed vocals and stripped-down beauty. You'll be greeted by gorgeous harmonies on 'Ghost Woman Blues.'"
Clash (magazine) - "Joyous, pensive, cathartic and hymnal in equal measure, this is the human condition set to music."
Uncut (magazine) (p.85) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The sounds on SMART FLESH may be muted, but there is power and daring in its pursuit of stillness. File under: a quiet storm."