The album received generally positive reviews upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 74, based on 16 reviews, which indicates "Generally favorable reviews".
Last Dance/Bang!: The first single from In and Out of Control is a double A-side of Last Dance and Bang! released on a 7" vinyl limited to 1,000. The video for Last Dance was directed by Matthew Lessner.
Heart of Stone: Released as a single with an accompanying video directed by Chris Do.
Gone Forever: Released as a promo single with an accompanying video directed by Nuka Wølk.