brand new eyes - Paramore
Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. brand new eyes astonishes from start to finish. [Oct 2009, p.111]
  2. Although the new set may lack the wide-eyed naivete that made the group's past efforts so endearing, the newfound maturity makes for a compelling set of songs.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 180 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 37 out of 43
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 43
  3. Negative: 6 out of 43
  1. Sep 23, 2010
    10
    Paramore hit the scene five years ago. Two years later, they became the new darlings of punk. This year, they've risen to new heights. Brand New Eyes is exactly what a punk album should be: uncompromising, powerful, soulful, and inspired. Full Review »
  2. BenjaminJ
    Nov 22, 2009
    10
    An abrupt, blunt, rough, sudden and overpowering surprise. Amazing and wonderful, they have transformed from their earlier artless simplicity to an attractive, attentive and active concentration of energy, strength and sharpness. Full Review »
  3. MarkD
    Sep 30, 2009
    10
    Just brilliant.