If I Had A Hi-Fi - Nada Surf
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7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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  1. Aug 27, 2010
    5
    If I had a hi-fi, I would listen to the originals, Nada Surf's and everybody else's. When Tori Amos covers Slayer, makes "Raining Blood" her own and manages to be far more disturbing than the original - I see the point of the cover and tip my hat. When Nada Surf covers Spoon... I refuse to participate.
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74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. The group's poppy guitars and thick, layered vocal harmonies occasionally improve upon some selections of the vastly diverse material.
  2. They spent three weeks recording this eclectic set of covers ranging from The Moody Blues to Spoon, all delivered with the steel-trap tightness of a touring band. [Jun 2010, p.128]
  3. Ultimately what places this covers album a notch higher than the rest is its unpretentiousness.