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9.5

Universal acclaim- based on 21 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 21 out of 21
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 21
  3. Negative: 0 out of 21

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  1. May 15, 2013
    10
    It's a beautiful album that captures the essence of domestic, content life through its calming grooves and fantastic melodies. It's chilling, relaxing, and relatable, and more approachable than most YLT records. I think it has proven itself very worthy of all the critical attention and is easily one of the best albums of the 21st century.
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83

Universal acclaim - based on 20 Critics

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  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
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  3. Negative: 1 out of 20
  1. And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out, while not unremarkable, is still a little disappointing, too light on memorable hooks and melodies, too long on leisurely arrangements, and not too great to obliterate feelings that Yo La Tengo usually does better.
  2. And while not so instantly accessible as much of the band's recent output, the songs still manage to be catchy, if elusively so; this is an album that rewards repeated listening.
  3. A very pretty, measured album of slow, organ-supported mood crawls. And nothing else.