Crimson

  • Record Label: Vagrant
  • Release Date: May 24, 2005
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Alkaline Trio's shtick isn't as cartoonish as that of goth-punk outfit AFI, but it can be a bit silly.
  2. Alternative Press
    60
    Overall, the band seem to be running long on ambition and short on ideas. [Jul 2005, p.172]
  3. Blender
    60
    Crimson features enough syrupy string swells, maudlin piano filigrees and layers of production sparkle... to choke an army of purists. But these credibility-destroying effects only enhance the pure pop kick. [Jul 2005, p.114]
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 37
  2. Negative: 4 out of 37
  1. JackC
    Jan 21, 2007
    9
    Almost perfect album, soooo goood! Songs like "Sadie" " Dethbed" are just geniusly well done!
  2. Jo
    Dec 14, 2006
    8
    Definately, Alkaline Trio did it differently this time. For my opinion, this album sounds more ''rock'' than the other Definately, Alkaline Trio did it differently this time. For my opinion, this album sounds more ''rock'' than the other ones. They tried something more ''mature'' and it just sounds differently, with less direct songs like ''Fine Without you'' or ''This could be love''. Full Review »
  3. Andy
    Aug 16, 2006
    8
    Another solid effort.