Make a Scene - Sophie Ellis-Bextor
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8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 9 Ratings

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  1. Nov 1, 2012
    8
    I should confess - at first, I wasn't very fond of this album either. But after a couple of listens, Ellis-Bextor won me over (again). It's pure dance-pop perfection and I don't see how anyone could deny it. Minus the disappointing "Homewrecker", the album is one of her best works.
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53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Jan 13, 2012
    60
    Make a Scene still provides a couple of gems, but it's hard to shake the feeling that she's now milked the whole dance-pop ice-maiden schtick well and truly dry.
  2. Jul 26, 2011
    60
    For this album she as worked with a breathtaking array of collaborators, with varied results. [Jul 2011, p.115]
  3. Jul 26, 2011
    50
    Despite the contemporary co-writes, in an age where Take That work with Stuart Price and Nicola Roberts embraces Diplo's electro cool, this album comes across as a selection of competent B sides surrounding the fantastic Starlight.