Majesty Shredding - Superchunk
Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. One of the most flat-out enjoyable rock records in a long time.
  2. Majesty Shredding lives up to its name and doesn't waste much time catching its breath, and along the way Superchunk delivers something that used to be expected of the band: an album on which every song sounds as inspired as the next one.
  3. The hoarse, throaty voice knows its consonants, and the lyrics are full of the everyday breakdowns most of us survive into midlife and beyond.
  4. Oct 28, 2010
    89
    Put this against 1994's acclaimed Foolish or 2001's Here's to Shutting Up, and it stands on its own, a reminder that Superchunk is still doing it better than most new bands today.
  5. Majesty Shredding is one of the finest rock records of 2010.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Nov 6, 2010
    8
    a fine return to the marketplace. the trademark hooks and power pop melodies are there, as is the energy.
    Some of the years stand out runes,
    in My Gap Feels Weird and Crossed Wires. Full Review »
  2. Oct 12, 2010
    8
    I love Superchunk, and at the time I was listening to this, I was also revisiting No Pocky for Kitty. I like the way they've changed and haven't changed at the same time. The energy and sound is similar to the old days, but there is more shredding, and a fuller sound. Also, hooks abound, and that's perhaps the deal-maker on this, or any album I enjoy. Full Review »