Escapology

Metascore
53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Musically and vocally, there's few surprises but at least lyrically he's moved on from clever-ish wordplay and inane love songs, to tell tales of being generally screwed-up at the hands of the multi-million dollar pop machine.
  2. More than anything in his career, Escapology is literally riddled with confession and confusion.
  3. Occasionally, Williams even manages candor without cockiness.
User Score
7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 64 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 32
  2. Negative: 6 out of 32
  1. May 19, 2012
    7
    What's with the low critic score? After 9 years, this is still an album I remember. OK, there are a lot of self-indulgent and self-deprecatingWhat's with the low critic score? After 9 years, this is still an album I remember. OK, there are a lot of self-indulgent and self-deprecating songs in here, but that's how Robbie is. I really do feel bad for him for having all that pressures to "break in America". The U.S. was never ready for someone like him, and it's their loss. Full Review »
  2. najia
    Nov 7, 2006
    10
    its amazing
  3. KillaBen
    Jan 9, 2006
    8
    This is a great album to sing along to if you're trying to learn. Especially 'Love Somebody' and 'Some Kind of This is a great album to sing along to if you're trying to learn. Especially 'Love Somebody' and 'Some Kind of Beautiful'. Definitely go with the UK vesion, though- U.S. version omitts some great tracks. Full Review »