In the Mountain in the Cloud

  • Record Label: Atlantic
  • Release Date: Jul 19, 2011
Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
Buy On
  1. Aug 3, 2011
    40
    With a bevy of somewhat indistinguishable tunes, a production aesthetic that keeps everything front, center, and earsplitting is a problem.
  2. Jul 28, 2011
    60
    Despite interesting bits of psychedelic texture, the album floats around your consciousness without making much of an impression. It's pleasant, but not particularly memorable.
  3. Jul 12, 2011
    60
    [John Gourley's] thin, inexpressive singing and gloopy lyrics lack the mumbo-jumbo grandeur of Marc Bolan, an obvious influence.
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 32 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. May 13, 2016
    8
    76/100. Really nice vibe throughout the album. The one thing I can say about Portugal. The Man is that they know how to make an album that76/100. Really nice vibe throughout the album. The one thing I can say about Portugal. The Man is that they know how to make an album that makes use of all of the time it contains. The best songs on this album are "So American", "Floating", and "Sleep Forever". Full Review »
  2. Aug 1, 2011
    10
    I really like this band and this album does not disappoint. Has some really catchy lyrics and great vocals. Some of his vocals remind me ofI really like this band and this album does not disappoint. Has some really catchy lyrics and great vocals. Some of his vocals remind me of the Beatles and give some real nice tone to the songs and gives some real classic sounds. Full Review »
  3. Jul 23, 2011
    8
    If the Beatles were still together today, Iâ