The Squirrel Nut Zippers sold over three million albums from 1995-2000 and their watershed record Hot was certified platinum.
Squirrel Nut Zippers return convincingly with new album Beasts of Burgundy – popmatters
Squirrel Nut Zippers’ Jimbo Mathus sets a revival afire with NOLA flavor… Beasts of Burgundy marks the band as exciting, vibrant, interesting, and subversive as it was two decades ago. – Charleston City Paper
Their current critically acclaimed release Beasts of Burgundy entails twelve original songs from the mind of Jimbo Mathus and the Squirrel Nut Zippers, and is inspired by the city of New Orleans, the poet Ron Cuccia, and a disregard for convention.