Eskimo Snow

  • Record Label: Anticon
  • Release Date: Sep 22, 2009
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. The second half of the album is much more consistent if you still feel like listening, but beyond a spare moment or two (“This Blackest Purse” is surprisingly touching), most of Eskimo Snow is easily surpassed by other songs from Why?’s catalogue.
  2. Under The Radar
    60
    For some, Wolf's gloomy musing will come across as just plain depressing, but there's enough gallow humor and tumult to keep it noteworthy. [Fall 2009, p.68]
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Oct 10, 2012
    9
    This album is probably the most cohesive piece of art to ever come out of Yoni Wolf's brain. I love every song he's ever written and thisThis album is probably the most cohesive piece of art to ever come out of Yoni Wolf's brain. I love every song he's ever written and this record does not disappoint. Some people say it isn't as good as Alopecia, I say it is just as good but completely different. Full Review »
  2. LeahT.
    Sep 27, 2009
    8
    It can't quite measure up to the utter awesomeness that was Alopecia, but it stands on its own two feet rather well and is more It can't quite measure up to the utter awesomeness that was Alopecia, but it stands on its own two feet rather well and is more heartfelt than a lot of their other work. Full Review »