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 60 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 2 out of 16
  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. 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 »
  3. Jun 3, 2012
    4
    I do like the singer's voice...it reminds me of Elvis Costello. However, Costello's tunes had balls, brains, and had some compelling points toI do like the singer's voice...it reminds me of Elvis Costello. However, Costello's tunes had balls, brains, and had some compelling points to make about the psyche of the lonely, self-pitying sap. I like the newer album, but I really have no use for this one. Full Review »