• Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Apr 12, 2011
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7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
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  1. May 4, 2011
    8
    Very good album. Low really shaved the rough edges off for this one. It borrows more from the old days than from the last ten years of their career. Very accessible, but not a straight pop album at all. To me it's on par with Great Destroyer and Drum & Guns, but doesn't sound much like either of those albums. It's very even from song to song. None of the tracks are bad, but none hitVery good album. Low really shaved the rough edges off for this one. It borrows more from the old days than from the last ten years of their career. Very accessible, but not a straight pop album at all. To me it's on par with Great Destroyer and Drum & Guns, but doesn't sound much like either of those albums. It's very even from song to song. None of the tracks are bad, but none hit the heights of favorite Low songs like Starfire, Silver Rider or, my personal favorite, Murderer. Expand
  2. Nov 11, 2011
    9
    Not a masterpiece or turning point of their career-but another strong release from great band and welcome addition to their already fascinating back catalog.
  3. Jul 24, 2012
    9
    Wonderful effort from Low - mixes their early quiet "softcore" sound with the rockier sound found on more recent records. It's a gentle record, full of carefully crafted melodies and gorgeous lyrics. One of the best records to come along in recent years. The production on this record is top class as well - very well recorded. Try to Sleep must be one of their most upbeat tunes to date andWonderful effort from Low - mixes their early quiet "softcore" sound with the rockier sound found on more recent records. It's a gentle record, full of carefully crafted melodies and gorgeous lyrics. One of the best records to come along in recent years. The production on this record is top class as well - very well recorded. Try to Sleep must be one of their most upbeat tunes to date and is one of the highlights along with "Witches" and "Nightingale". Expand
Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. May 27, 2011
    80
    Nothing But Heart finds Parker and Sparhawk meditatively harmonizing "I'm nothing but heart," over a pulsating rhythm section that glacially builds to a plangent crescendo, it's the pivotal moment on this superb record, but could also serve as the mantra for this terrific band's career. [May 2011, p.85]
  2. May 20, 2011
    80
    The less experimental C'mon is confident and warm, suggesting that the band let the reverberant setting dictate the tone.
  3. May 20, 2011
    76
    The band is best when playing to a slow build and climax, which C'mon does beautifully, both as a whole and on individual songs.