Begin To Hope

  • Record Label: Sire
  • Release Date: Jun 13, 2006
Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 29
  2. Negative: 0 out of 29
  1. Under The Radar
    60
    The problems are not Spektor's songwriting or singing or playing... but they are equally underemphasized and poorly recorded. [#13, p.88]
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    [She] remains comically kooky. [Aug 2006, p.116]
  3. As if the synthesized strings and electronic dabbling weren't sad enough, [Spektor's] ascerbic voice has been all but lost in squishy couplets about making things better and needing to "know you."
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 75 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 33
  2. Negative: 2 out of 33
  1. Jan 19, 2013
    10
    A positive, bubbly, almost childish personality coupled with a great voice and spectacular song-writing skills make Regina Spektor one of theA positive, bubbly, almost childish personality coupled with a great voice and spectacular song-writing skills make Regina Spektor one of the greatest musicians of our generation. Full Review »
  2. RonnieM
    May 7, 2007
    10
    A wondeful album!
  3. Oct 2, 2010
    8
    The Mellow sounds of Regina Spektor are enough for anyone to instantaneously fall in love with, beware, once you've heard it you wouldn't dareThe Mellow sounds of Regina Spektor are enough for anyone to instantaneously fall in love with, beware, once you've heard it you wouldn't dare listen to anything else from the same genre Full Review »