The album was met with commercial success and favorable reviews. Review aggregating website Metacritic reports a weighted average score of 86% based based on 24 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".
The song, "All Kinds of Time", was used by the NFL in a promotional video that first aired during the 2005 season, and was also used in an episode of Scrubs and One Tree Hill. The song, "Hey Julie", was also used in another episode of Scrubs. "Valley Winter Song" was used in an L.L.Bean commercial, and "Stacy's Mom" was used in a Dr. Pepper commercial. "Bright Future in Sales" was used in a 2003 episode of Malcolm in the Middle.