Isolation Drills

  • Record Label: TVT
  • Release Date: Apr 3, 2001
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10

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  1. EamonnH.
    Mar 20, 2002
    4
    Weak. Sounds like a tired Cheap Trick.
  2. Ryan
    Apr 23, 2001
    4
    Average album with most of the songs blurring together as if the album were simply one long song.

Awards & Rankings

Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. A solid, riff-driven rock record that may disappoint those still awaiting Bee Thousand II, though it offers plenty of treats to those who are willing to approach it with open ears.
  2. Blender
    60
    His Who-tastic riffs remain belligerent and plentiful, but Pollard sounds grimmer, as if the former grade-school teacher suddenly realizes that touring in a van past age 40 isn't as much fun as he expected. [Jun/Jul 2001, p.111]
  3. From sparse DIY fragments to string-enhanced ballads and well-wrought pop, the material on Isolation Drills is as diverse as it is consistently compelling.