• Record Label: 4AD
  • Release Date: Nov 17, 2009
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. In far fewer listens than you'd expect, BiRd-BrAiNs sheds its outer shell of defensive harshness and becomes an easy, enjoyable and addictive listen.
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Aug 24, 2014
    9
    Despite its logical lo-fi flaws and controversies, BiRd-BrAiNs functions clearly well since we find heavily complicated song structures thatDespite its logical lo-fi flaws and controversies, BiRd-BrAiNs functions clearly well since we find heavily complicated song structures that are, at the same time, very easy to comprehend and acquire. And everything turns even better with Merrill's exquisite and schizophrenic voice mixing effortlessly with an established and cohesive set of songs. An audacious and successful debut album. Full Review »