In A Safe Place - The Album Leaf
Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. This isn't an edgy, experimental record. It instead explores human nature through conventional tonality and flow, delicately combining melancholy, detachment, and exhilaration.
  2. 100
    LaValle demonstrates that he is one of post-rock's strongest artists.
  3. Not only the best Album Leaf album to date but one of the best albums of the year.
User Score
7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 20 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 5 out of 12
  1. ChrisL
    Jul 25, 2005
    10
    What a phenominal CD. Everything about it is amazingly well put together. It begins and ends effortlessly and takes you for a ride that is so What a phenominal CD. Everything about it is amazingly well put together. It begins and ends effortlessly and takes you for a ride that is so celestial and strange that you'll want to come back again and again. I think of it as the moments after a night of partying before falling asleep and before waking up hung over. Full Review »
  2. Steve
    Jul 2, 2005
    10
    the more you listen the more you realize what an incredible album this is. Great to listen to before bed.
  3. Nick
    Apr 5, 2005
    9
    Atmospheric and incredible.