Album

Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
  1. Somehow, though, they forgot the crucial dollop of excitement or charisma, so we're left with an earful of directionless heartbreak and failure.
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 61 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  1. ChristianP.
    Sep 26, 2009
    3
    Embarrassingly overrated. one great song, and even that is about twice as long as it needs to be. What a bore.
  2. Mar 24, 2017
    9
    Girls masterfully accomplished to compress the feelings of a lost youth in a single album. From stat to finish, Album is wholeheartedly honestGirls masterfully accomplished to compress the feelings of a lost youth in a single album. From stat to finish, Album is wholeheartedly honest and self-aware. Full Review »
  3. Aug 1, 2012
    10
    Girls' debut is definitely one of the best albums of 2009. There is a lot of emotion in this album, unlike most of the indie recordsGirls' debut is definitely one of the best albums of 2009. There is a lot of emotion in this album, unlike most of the indie records nowadays. They are now one of my favorite bands Full Review »