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6.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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  1. Sep 3, 2012
    5
    Fang Island has crafted a record that is as annoying as it is emotionless. Their stadium rock esque riffs headline each song, and devoid any track of the little sincerity they had in the first place. It's almost as if Fang Island's greatest inspiration is the recent crop of preteens that believe the only case in which modern music is worthwhile is when it worships classic rock as much asFang Island has crafted a record that is as annoying as it is emotionless. Their stadium rock esque riffs headline each song, and devoid any track of the little sincerity they had in the first place. It's almost as if Fang Island's greatest inspiration is the recent crop of preteens that believe the only case in which modern music is worthwhile is when it worships classic rock as much as their selves. Major's greatest crime is not in being necessarily bad; it's in it's inherent misguidedness. Collapse
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78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. Aug 23, 2012
    90
    Major comes across as the next logical chapter for one of music's most-unique and positive forces. [No.90 p.56]
  2. Aug 22, 2012
    80
    Major is likely one of the few records in 2012 to appear on best-of lists due solely to its buoyancy. [Aug/Sep 2012, p.117]
  3. Aug 20, 2012
    80
    Warm, welcoming and dazzling. [Sep 2012, p.100]