Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
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  1. Q Magazine
    Oct 12, 2012
    60
    The sense of the singer reclaiming a little of himself with these meditative jams is unmistakable. [Jul 2012, p.109]
  2. Mojo
    Jun 25, 2012
    60
    [The album has] the loose, zonked-out flangey FX/claivnet/Rhodes piano vibe of Goats Head Soup, with strong flavours of Flying Burritos country songcraft. [Jul 2012, p.82]
  3. Jun 12, 2012
    60
    While one man's easeful rock odyssey is another's slow descent into torpor, it'd be hard to deny how expertly Robinson and his band negotiate the trip.
  4. 50
    Regardless of how popular Big Moon Ritual may prove to be for fans of the jam, one can't help but feel Robinson's talents as gospel shouting rock 'n' roller are being squandered here.
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  1. Jun 18, 2012
    7
    The "Big Moon Ritual" songs indeed fulfill the criteria of rock, but its dimension is at least progressive and sometimes - as seen on theThe "Big Moon Ritual" songs indeed fulfill the criteria of rock, but its dimension is at least progressive and sometimes - as seen on the example of even the longest, growing steadily "Tulsa Yesterday", or having a funky groove, drawing from different genres "Rosalaee" - which moreover have been very skilfully arranged. Full Review »