Heathen Chemistry

  • Record Label: Sony
  • Release Date: Jul 2, 2002
User Score
7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 97 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 69 out of 97
  2. Negative: 15 out of 97

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  1. EricC
    Aug 14, 2007
    0
    Pick up a guitar, put your fingers anywhere on the strings, and just strum that cord over and over. Than sing whatever the hell you want, or just whine in a singing voice, and you have as much creativity as a band like Oasis.
  2. wangl
    Feb 11, 2005
    0
    no way sis' or bro!
  3. TomasC
    Sep 26, 2003
    1
    Shit... BLUR RULZ
  4. JB
    Aug 12, 2002
    2
    Go away, please.
  5. JoshP
    Mar 30, 2004
    1
    It's funny how Oasis fans blame bad reviews on "backlash" and cant accept that Heathen Chemistry is a very bland and average record by a band that is getting worse and worse with each album.
  6. dsd
    Dec 27, 2002
    0
    awful, just awful
Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 22
  2. Negative: 3 out of 22
  1. Pretty much the same Beatles-esque pub-rock with Middle Eastern punches you'd expect--though with more shared singing and songwriting duties than past outings have had.
  2. Heathen Chemistry gets back to what Oasis do well.
  3. While the electronic flourishes and arrogant bombast that respectively marred the band's last two efforts are thankfully gone, there's nothing on Heathen Chemistry to suggest that the "Wonderwall" commercial glory days of the mid-'90s are coming back.