Coastal Grooves - Blood Orange
Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Aug 10, 2011
    100
    Hynes's voice is refined into an emotive croon. Inventive pop from a bright indie talent.
  2. Aug 10, 2011
    90
    With a humble ten songs, Hynes banishes our woes and turns a shoulder to the glut of all too mundane music released this year, reminding us that someone can still make a perfectly influenced yet original collection of songs. This is how a record should be made.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Oct 11, 2011
    4
    That image on the cover might be confusing but this is not an album by Antony and the Johnsons. Blood Orange is Dev Hynes, a Texas-born British singer-songwriter. Coastal Grooves is mostly funk and while the opening three songs are totally joyous and, well, funky (especially Sutphin Boulevard and Iâ Full Review »