• Record Label: Nettwerk
  • Release Date: Sep 13, 2011
Metascore
68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. As always, Ladytron make the world feel a more haunted, evocative, romantic place. Faultless.
  2. Sep 9, 2011
    90
    If Witching Hour was the finest apple the band ever produced, this is their finest orange. But as a whole, it probably is their best and most well-rounded record.
  3. Sep 9, 2011
    90
    By stripping back the layers of overbearing electronic production of the past, they've recorded an album of lush and elegant pop music, beguiling and gloriously cinematic.
  4. Sep 14, 2011
    80
    Please don't let any negative first impressions put you off though, as it just might be the album that Ladytron have been working towards for a decade.
  5. Sep 9, 2011
    80
    Hard-driving Helen Marnie-sung tune Melting Ice, meanwhile, is surely Ladytron's steely attempt at self-aware irony.
  6. Sep 9, 2011
    80
    Gravity the Seducer isn't the ultimate Ladytron album, a title which still belongs to Velocifero. It's too uncertain for that, with the slight wobbliness of someone injured learning to walk again.
  7. Nov 7, 2011
    70
    Gravity The Seducer finds its place as Ladytron's most hypnotic record to date--one that has no resident bangers, yet doesn't seem to care.
  8. Gravity The Seducer has its fair share of tremendous moments, but unfortunately those moments begin to lose their gloss when entangled with fragments of inconveniently placed filler.
  9. Sep 27, 2011
    70
    There's a decade's worth of sophistication and maturity that has gone into building Ladytron's fortress of solitude, but maybe it's time to hear what it sounds like when it all melts down.
  10. Sep 14, 2011
    70
    This may be Ladytron's most difficult album, but it's also one of their most cohesive.
  11. 70
    It's masochistically delightful.
  12. Sep 13, 2011
    67
    While Gravity is a bit cold to the touch, that wintry feel is also a big part of Ladytron's charm.
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Dec 22, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. Un sonido mas envolvente, profundo y sosegado es como puede describirse a "Gravity the Seducer", el melancólico estilo de Ladytron sigue presente y los sonidos ecoicos se engrandecen dando la sensación de estar en un espacio abierto a la naturaleza. Canciones clave: "White Elephant"," White Gold", "Ace of Hz" y "Ninety Degrees" Full Review »
  2. Oct 19, 2011
    3
    I was under the impression music should always go forward, evolve, sometimes borrow from other artists' past experiences, but not too much.I was under the impression music should always go forward, evolve, sometimes borrow from other artists' past experiences, but not too much. Ladytron's newest album sounds like it was heavily inspired by early Ace of Base - naively synthetic, stompy pop with no melody around. Tracks lack in originality and the are too similar to each other, resulting in complete boredom of the listener. Full Review »
  3. Sep 15, 2011
    8
    The fact that there is no title track is an instant bonus. Many would resort to such measures by their pentad effort, if not sooner. Cheers toThe fact that there is no title track is an instant bonus. Many would resort to such measures by their pentad effort, if not sooner. Cheers to Lt for not throwing the towel in. You may notice, however, that Ninety Degrees is unofficially the title track. As for the keystrokes themselves- you donâ Full Review »