Let England Shake

  • Record Label: Island
  • Release Date: Feb 15, 2011
User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 191 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 191
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  1. Feb 19, 2011
    3
    Her vocals on this album are so high to the point of shrill. As much time as you can tell went into Let England Shake it seems like so much production and nonsense. I just can't bring myself to put it back on the stereo.
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86

Universal acclaim - based on 42 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 42
  2. Negative: 0 out of 42
  1. Creating a suite of well-turned if unnecessarily understated antiwar songs, she's a gifted, strong-willed minor artist bent on shaking England in particular.
  2. The Wire
    Apr 28, 2011
    60
    It feels crudely stitched together. [Mar 2011, p.49]
  3. Mojo
    Apr 6, 2011
    80
    Of all her many guises [...] this may be her most powerful. [Feb. 2011, p. 94]