5:55

Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Mojo
    60
    It's definitely in the family tradition. [Oct 2006, p.112]
  2. New Musical Express (NME)
    60
    Breathy, sophisticated and existentially troubled. [2 Sep 2006, p.19]
  3. Uncut
    60
    All the elements are there, but somehow 5:55 doesn't gel as it should. [Oct 2006, p.124]
  4. A stylish but stilted pastiche, 5:55 follows a decade's worth of mostly superior homages, often involving the same artists.
  5. Make no mistake, this is a slight record, but nonetheless one with more than a few enjoyable moments.
  6. Q Magazine
    40
    It feels awkward. [Oct 2006, p.119]
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. May 20, 2012
    9
    These songs have really grown on me. There are so many layers to each of these gems. Wonderful, ethereal, comforting. A perfect soundtrack ofThese songs have really grown on me. There are so many layers to each of these gems. Wonderful, ethereal, comforting. A perfect soundtrack of my life. I realized too late that you don't want to listen to track 2 on a plane, though... Full Review »
  2. MattD.
    May 9, 2007
    5
    Starts out nicely, but most of this CD has production that is too airy (not supposed to be a pun.) If she's trying to make Lilith Fair Starts out nicely, but most of this CD has production that is too airy (not supposed to be a pun.) If she's trying to make Lilith Fair more hip, she has failed IMO. Full Review »
  3. AlanM
    Apr 24, 2007
    10
    Mom and Dad would be proud.