Gloryland

Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Uncut
    Mar 28, 2012
    80
    The album's centerpiece is the autobiographical 10-minute "Colfax/Step In Time," a richly detailed remembrance of a run-in between his high school marching band and the KKK. [Mar 2012, p.84]
  2. Mar 22, 2012
    80
    Gordon may have a felicity for language, but he also likes to rock.
  3. Mar 20, 2012
    80
    Between the exquisite wordplay and dusky melodies, there's plenty to return to in these tunes.
  4. 80
    Gloryland certainly stands as a glorious example of Americana songwriting.
  5. Mar 14, 2012
    80
    He knows exactly how to build and sustain interest in a song, even the ones that don't hit you over the head with obvious hooks.
  6. Mar 14, 2012
    70
    The smarts on Gloryland never undercut the roots-rock rush.

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