• Record Label: EMI
  • Release Date: May 13, 2008
Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Brain Thrust Mastery wouldn't exist without the '80s, but We Are Scientists offer up more than just retro-rock, even when they get as danceable as The Killers.
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 73 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. NathanG
    May 17, 2008
    9
    Great album, more songs that stand out than the first album. It has a great 80's sound, can't wait to see them play this album live Great album, more songs that stand out than the first album. It has a great 80's sound, can't wait to see them play this album live live, thats where WAS really exceed over all other bands. Full Review »
  2. DavidA.
    May 16, 2008
    6
    This is an OK effort, but compared to their first album I would sat this is a step backwards. They seem to have switched styles to a more This is an OK effort, but compared to their first album I would sat this is a step backwards. They seem to have switched styles to a more 80's dance rock, from their previous indie sound. I am not a big fan of the change. The album is OK, but I hope I can chalk it up to sophomore slump. Full Review »