• Record Label: Kranky
  • Release Date: May 30, 2006
Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. A Vintage Burden is well-executed, spare, and in the simplest terms, makes wonderful Sunday morning background music.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. TristramC
    Aug 18, 2006
    6
    I dunno, those involved here are competent enough but I kept waiting for this one to get off the ground. You're better of picking up Espers II.
  2. JeffK
    Jun 3, 2006
    9
    This is a hauntingly beautiful album with modest experimental flourishes. Christina Carter's voice has never sounded so strong and Tom This is a hauntingly beautiful album with modest experimental flourishes. Christina Carter's voice has never sounded so strong and Tom Carter's guitar sound is amazing as ever. This will most certainly be in my year end list of favorite records for 2006. Dazzling treasure is awaiting all who hear this. Full Review »