Chain Gang Of Love

  • Record Label: Sony
  • Release Date: Sep 2, 2003
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Uncut
    40
    While Chain Gang Of Love only lasts 33 minutes, it still outstays its welcome. [Sep 2003, p.100]
  2. Two-thirds of the way through, the general banality becomes immensely wearisome: even though some songs barely reach the 90-second mark, there still seems to be an awful lot of them.
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Julia
    Nov 4, 2006
    7
    While this album may drag on, it still has the sparkle of originality glossing over its banal charm. This is its saving grace. Oh, and saying While this album may drag on, it still has the sparkle of originality glossing over its banal charm. This is its saving grace. Oh, and saying things like "Let's make out and go out and meet some strangers" is always a hot addition to any set of lyrics. Full Review »
  2. ScottM
    Dec 18, 2005
    9
    Original. Sexy as hell. Retro. Electrifyingly alive!
  3. jeffm
    Dec 13, 2004
    10
    i'm hopelessly in love with these their romanticism. it is infectious, since these guys are just so coool. strong backbeats and song i'm hopelessly in love with these their romanticism. it is infectious, since these guys are just so coool. strong backbeats and song structures make me remember the ronettes et al, even if i'm not old enough to do so. this is truly great pop-rock and the fuzz is simply aesthetic ecstasy. extremely enjoyable. Full Review »