Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. A stellar accomplishment from a truly singular band.
  2. Excellent Italian Greyhound is vintage Shellac: stark, razorous and blackly comic, lurching into whatever time signature happens to possess drummer Tod Trainer.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Nov 25, 2014
    4
    The album is way to skeletal and doesn't present any memorable moments besides the first track, The End of Radio, which is great; it's theThe album is way to skeletal and doesn't present any memorable moments besides the first track, The End of Radio, which is great; it's the best song on the album, and the awkward two-minute vocal monologue in Genuine Lulabelle. I expected some better grooves and riffs, considering the long instrumental sections that fill this album. The lyrics don't really have a connection with anything going on, and the album ends up as average. I do really like the band's use of mixed meters; it keeps the listener on their musical toes. Full Review »
  2. seand
    Jul 29, 2007
    8
    as a comedy record(given that the lyrics are ridiculous, it has strongbad on it and the movie announcer guy, and not to mention the artwork) as a comedy record(given that the lyrics are ridiculous, it has strongbad on it and the movie announcer guy, and not to mention the artwork) it is a 10 as a rock record it is a bit boring and over indulgent and it gets a 6. so between the two it's an 8 Full Review »
  3. if
    Jul 18, 2007
    9
    a very lean and mean sounding record. It drags a bit in the middle but is still a solid effort.