Almost Alice - Various Artists
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6.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
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  3. Negative: 2 out of 6

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  1. Aug 30, 2010
    9
    I really enjoyed 'Almost Alice'. With contributions from many of my favourite artists, I was still slightly skeptical before I first listened. But I needn't have worried; 13 of the sixteen tracks were great and 5 of those I absolutely adored. 'The Poison' 'Painting Flowers' 'Strange' 'Welcome To Mystery' and 'Always Running Out of Time' stood out on their deviation from pop sound. Three tracks, 'Lobster Quadrille' 'Very Good Advice' and 'White Rabbit' were a little unsettling and didn't quite fit in with the rest of the album. All up a great album and a favourite of mine. Expand
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47

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

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  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
  2. Negative: 2 out of 6
  1. Like many other tracks here, it seems ideally suited for heavy rotation on Radio Disney. The songs tend to have sledgehammer hooks as simple as schoolyard chants, all the better to be bellowed from the backseats of mini-vans across America. There are a few oddities, however.
  2. Expectedly inconsistent, Almost Alice is a great idea some distance short of being properly realised.
  3. As a creative artefact however, its merits are limited, and does little, if anything, to contribute to Tim Burton’s creative vision.