Felix Culpa takes the band in a new lyrical direction as the album documents the loss of idealism and the heavy burden associated with disillusionment.
Family and Friends focus on the tribulations related to the accession into adulthood. Emotional pain puts romance under erasure throughout _Felix Culpa _as the band struggles to find both personal and musical identity. However, Family and Friends will gain popularity, and this is certainly a band to pay attention to and an album to check-out.
— Pop Matters