• Record Label: MCA
  • Release Date: Mar 13, 2001
Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Semisonic are the lambswool jumper pulled over the eyes of people who have an irresistible soft spot for 'classic' songwriting. Fail to give their songs full attention - and God knows, that's easy enough - you could almost believe this is literate radio-friendly pop; just the thing for those blustery rides through an imaginary Santa Monica freeway.
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Nov 30, 2013
    10
    This was one of my favorite albums of that year (2001), and of that decade (2000s). Excellent songwriting, musicianship and production. I'mThis was one of my favorite albums of that year (2001), and of that decade (2000s). Excellent songwriting, musicianship and production. I'm surprised that the title track never became a mega-hit; it is a pop-rock classic in my book. Full Review »
  2. JamesE
    Jan 8, 2006
    10
    Simply one of the best albums ever
  3. PhilipJ
    Dec 11, 2005
    10
    I don't know how anybody can give bad critisism to this album, as there is certainly no room for it.