AOI: Bionix

Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. 'Bionix' has definitely been released at the wrong time of year: it's got chilled summer vibes written all over it.
  2. Urb
    60
    It simply doesn't satisfy. [#90, p.115]
  3. The Wire
    60
    The new, mature De La means traditional pop over brash artistry, religion over irony, and conformity over the extraordinary. [#215, p.59]
  4. Blender
    40
    The disconnect between their always gnarly syntax and the suede-buffed production drains the album's energy. [#4, p.116]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. LawrenceP
    May 9, 2004
    8
    A return to form.
  2. DWah
    Apr 5, 2002
    10
    Desceptivley aggressive in it's attack on convention in music-industry refinement. Somewhat like a Lexus in the way it tethers raw power Desceptivley aggressive in it's attack on convention in music-industry refinement. Somewhat like a Lexus in the way it tethers raw power by delivering leveraged control deft reflexes and redundant comfort. I can even overlook the heavy moral under-tones. A spponful of sugar and all that. Full Review »
  3. CCaRRCCaRR
    Feb 17, 2002
    9
    C'mon... Classic DeLa. Smoove samples, great 808 parts, The Reverend Do-Good. Headless Horsemen Weed. And TRYIN" (the last track)A Tribe C'mon... Classic DeLa. Smoove samples, great 808 parts, The Reverend Do-Good. Headless Horsemen Weed. And TRYIN" (the last track)A Tribe Called Quest Cover. If you like any DeLa then buy it you big scongilli head. Full Review »