Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
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  1. Feb 22, 2011
    60
    He's produced an album that takes his current style just about as far as it can go. At the very least, those who have followed him this far should be satisfied.
  2. Feb 8, 2011
    60
    While Carlson and company continue to explore new influences (much has been made over the band's recent declaration of affection for Pentangle and Fairport Convention), Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 sounds to me like a different manifestation of the same sound they've been exploring for some time now.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Feb 25, 2011
    3
    I just can't get into stuff like this, I've tried but I really can't get into it. I just get bored and kind of annoyed when I listen to stuffI just can't get into stuff like this, I've tried but I really can't get into it. I just get bored and kind of annoyed when I listen to stuff like this. Full Review »
  2. Mar 2, 2011
    8
    Not too much different from the previous album, but the 20 minute self titled track is the best thing I've heard all year. This is aNot too much different from the previous album, but the 20 minute self titled track is the best thing I've heard all year. This is a beautifully atmospheric, relaxing album that sucks you in. Although, I don't feel like the cello did that much good on it, but it's still goes well with the rest of the instrumentation. Full Review »