Funny Looking Angels

  • Record Label: B-Unique
  • Release Date: Dec 6, 2011
Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. 80
    Featuring a blend of standards and originals spiced with judicious covers of sometimes obscure indie tracks, it manages to sustain a mood and attitude throughout without offering too many hostages to homogeneity.
  2. Q Magazine
    Dec 21, 2011
    80
    The songs are embedded with reflection and romance... This is how Christmas records are really done. [Jan. 2012 p. 118]
  3. Dec 13, 2011
    70
    What could have been a throwaway side project has instead turned out to be a quietly charming and affectionate labor of love that hopefully won't be the last collaboration between the two.
  4. Two tracks truly warm the cockles. And if the rest is merely pleasant, hey, season of goodwill and all that.
  5. Dec 13, 2011
    70
    A few moments of confusion and inconsistency, yet remains engulfing, evocative and mood setting.
  6. Dec 13, 2011
    70
    Though few would have predicted this unlikely pairing and even less would have actively willed it to happen, the fact is that Smith & Burrows have forged a handsome partnership.

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