High Dive

Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Blender
    60
    Some of her material still has an emotional earnestness that would make Bono blush. [#16, p.121]
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Aug 4, 2011
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. Any subtext that could be garnered from my review of SUPER 8 was purely coincidental. I hope it's you who reads me, S. I will never quite figure out what exactly happened. That elevator scene in "Gulliver's Travels" is a pretty accurate description of my first day at work. Full Review »
  2. BJO'Malley
    Jan 23, 2005
    6
    This just isn't the Maria I know and LOVE! Have been a lot of comparisons between High Dive and Life is Sweet. I don't get that. This just isn't the Maria I know and LOVE! Have been a lot of comparisons between High Dive and Life is Sweet. I don't get that. Life is Sweet is an amazing album, High Dive is, um, boring. I can't wait until "Peddlin' Dreams" comes out...April '05. Full Review »
  3. Peter
    Jun 4, 2003
    6
    I have really tried to fall in love with this album, but failed. McKee's voice is one of the best in business, she is free spirited and I have really tried to fall in love with this album, but failed. McKee's voice is one of the best in business, she is free spirited and stays clear of the boring corporate mainstream. But with these songs--surely inventive and clever at times--she just doesn't sparkle the way she used to. And there are actually a few flat notes here and there. Full Review »