Below The Branches

  • Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Feb 7, 2006
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. It’s not bad, and it’s not great. What it is, however, is Antique Glow Part II. And that is a shame.
  2. Stoltz's musicianship and songwriting are engaging and technically inspired while remaining loose and comfortable. It's just there are too many obvious references.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. KyleZ
    May 11, 2007
    10
    I saw Stoltz live opening for the Raconteurs last July. I have been listening to this album ever since.
  2. ThidwickBigheartedmoose
    May 9, 2006
    9
    wobbly singing, gorgeous melodies, sloppy production, beautiful harmonies, everything you want in a record!
  3. AllawahF
    Mar 12, 2006
    8
    Although the refrences are obvious, beach boys, velevt underground, john lennon Stoltz has put together an incredible album filled with Although the refrences are obvious, beach boys, velevt underground, john lennon Stoltz has put together an incredible album filled with sunshine humour and killer melodies. I love the guitar playing on this album, especially on my favourite track 'words' another key track is 'summer's easy feeling' which has the best melody of the album. I would recommend this to people who enjoy acid folk, revolver, pet sounds, and white light/white heat. enjoy Full Review »