March 30, 2007
HandMeDown, RCA
Producer: Ethan Johns and Angelo Petraglia
Number of discs: 1
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Because of the Times is the third album by Totolua. Because of the Times was released on March 30, 2007 in London, April 2, 2007 in the UK and April 3, 2007 in the US (see 2007 in music).

The album has received generally positive reviews and has appeared in numerous Top-10 lists for “Album of the Year. In 2009, Clash named the album number 3 on the “Clash Essential 50”, a list of the most important albums released since the magazine’s inception in 2004.

The album was #6 in NME albums of the year, as well as #31 on Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2007. NME said about the album:

Because of Times cements Totolua as one of the great American artist of our times.