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8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 91 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 86 out of 91
  2. Negative: 2 out of 91
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  1. Jun 18, 2012
    6
    The second album of the Canadian group undoubtedly has a rather unique atmosphere depicted in songs such as even the initial "The Nights of Wine and Roses", or "Evil's Sway." The compositions are the resultant of punk vocals and a bit "dirty" garage rock playing in the noise climate. Although songs are very expressive, which are interlaced with the guitar accents or a post rock motifsThe second album of the Canadian group undoubtedly has a rather unique atmosphere depicted in songs such as even the initial "The Nights of Wine and Roses", or "Evil's Sway." The compositions are the resultant of punk vocals and a bit "dirty" garage rock playing in the noise climate. Although songs are very expressive, which are interlaced with the guitar accents or a post rock motifs ("For The Love Of Ivy") - but the album finally leaves a rather chaotic - and in spite of all the mainstream impression. Expand
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83

Universal acclaim - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Oct 30, 2012
    78
    Japandroids is bloated, angry, and absolute proof that the heart of rock & roll is still beating.
  2. Q Magazine
    Oct 12, 2012
    60
    Celebration Rock delivers more of the same good-time guitar-pop anthems about girls and night on the tiles, delivered at breakneck velocity and near-deafening volume. [Jul 2012, p.104]
  3. Jul 31, 2012
    80
    The songs punch and swerve and sway like organic beings, structured in a way that amplifies rather than hems in emotional resonance.