Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Jun 27, 2012
    90
    Gojira is one of the finest bands of our generation, and with L'Enfant Sauvage they've created another album to suit such a reputation.
  2. Jun 28, 2012
    81
    Gojira's best work to date.
  3. Jun 27, 2012
    91
    Gojira suffuses L'Enfant Sauvage with a refined, at times contemplative take on its signature catharsis and assault.
  4. Jun 27, 2012
    100
    This is metal taken to a higher plane of brilliance.
User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 32 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jul 6, 2012
    9
    If you like raw, emotional and technical metal, it does not come close to as good as this. I can't stop listening to it. I can imagine itIf you like raw, emotional and technical metal, it does not come close to as good as this. I can't stop listening to it. I can imagine it would be even more impressive live... Full Review »
  2. Dec 27, 2012
    9
    Really heavy and melodic, with lyrics that really mean something and are expressed in a right way, it's a record that everyone can understandReally heavy and melodic, with lyrics that really mean something and are expressed in a right way, it's a record that everyone can understand in one or another way. Full Review »
  3. Sep 23, 2012
    9
    The future of Metal is French?!? Astonishing but true! Raw, unpretentious, technically brilliant and just damn good. Buy the specialThe future of Metal is French?!? Astonishing but true! Raw, unpretentious, technically brilliant and just damn good. Buy the special edition - the DVD is worth the money on its own. Full Review »