Born Free

  • Record Label: Atlantic
  • Release Date: Nov 16, 2010
Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
Buy On
  1. Nov 19, 2010
    90
    Born Free goes a long, long way toward keeping that heartland flame burning bright: it's familiar yet fresh, and song for song it's the best album Kid Rock has cut since Devil Without a Cause.
  2. Nov 16, 2010
    75
    With a refreshing emphasis on music over outrageous persona, Kid Rock has earned himself another 15 minutes with this one. Or, what the heck? Let's make it 30.
  3. 75
    For the most part, this is a crisp, hook-heavy collection of old-fashioned rock & roll.
  4. Nov 16, 2010
    70
    He sounds more earnest than ever on Born Free, and there's a very adult kind of wistfulness to songs like "When It Rains" and "Times Like These." Born Free shows that you just might be able to take the Kid out of the Rock.
User Score
5.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 17 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. Aug 14, 2013
    2
    I live in Michigan. Been here my whole life. But I do you know who I really dislike? Kid Rock. I know my dad loves Kid Rock, and this album.I live in Michigan. Been here my whole life. But I do you know who I really dislike? Kid Rock. I know my dad loves Kid Rock, and this album. But guess what! I don't. Full Review »
  2. Feb 23, 2011
    4
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  3. Feb 23, 2011
    10
    It is easy to see that Kid Rocks best years are behind him. The all American â