Bem-Vinda Vontade

Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Alternative Press
    40
    For the wide-awake, it's a crashing bore. [Aug 2005, p.164]
  2. Paste Magazine
    60
    Pierce could still use lessons from Stereolab or Aloha on how to shape textures into songs. [Aug/Sep 2005, p.133]
  3. Under The Radar
    60
    His more expansive numbers could benefit from even further collaboration. [#10, p.116]
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. ScottT
    Jun 27, 2005
    9
    It's Pierce's drumming that takes this stylistic blend into repeated listening territory. A unique indie rock album that will It's Pierce's drumming that takes this stylistic blend into repeated listening territory. A unique indie rock album that will hopefully garner the airplay it deserves. Full Review »
  2. CodyP
    Jun 13, 2005
    9
    One of the best of the year. An enjoyable listen through and through.
  3. MarkD
    Jun 1, 2005
    9
    Only on my fourth complete listen yet am already hooked. Unfortunately this is my first listen to the band but after hearing this album I am Only on my fourth complete listen yet am already hooked. Unfortunately this is my first listen to the band but after hearing this album I am to remedy that situation at the earliest possible opportunity. If you are on the lookout for something a little different yet expressing itself eloquently then look no further. An album that oozes whether the volume dial is on a relaxed low or an energy filled cranked up setting. Full Review »