This album is truly fantastic.
The addition of the band has picked Ray up and made him a bit lively and it only makes him even better. Pariah Dogs are essentially a group of session musicians but they are all absolutely fantastic musicians. Lyrically this album is his best work by far, some great lines on here.
I think that this is possibly his best album. I would put his other albums in order of Til The Sun Turns Black (being weakest but still good), Gossip In The Grain next and then Trouble being the best by a long shot...but this one is definitely up there with it, possibly even better.
If you're a Ray fan then this is a must and if you're not then nows the time to check him out because this is amazing.