Memory Man

  • Record Label: Sony
  • Release Date: Mar 13, 2007
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 28 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 28
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 28
  3. Negative: 2 out of 28

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  1. jkm
    Mar 20, 2007
    2
    ugh.. sorry, but this album is a mess. if your record collection includes five for fighting, john mayer, and keane - you're in for a treat. if you're not a fan of that kind of packaged pop, then stay away from memory man. strange and beautiful at least contained moments of interesting, moody, and creative songwriting... unfortunately, memory man contains nothing but sappy, ugh.. sorry, but this album is a mess. if your record collection includes five for fighting, john mayer, and keane - you're in for a treat. if you're not a fan of that kind of packaged pop, then stay away from memory man. strange and beautiful at least contained moments of interesting, moody, and creative songwriting... unfortunately, memory man contains nothing but sappy, predictable pop. Expand
Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. He's an expert at creating mesmerizing, sophisticated pop.
  2. Entertainment Weekly
    75
    Hales works admirably hard at selling his world. [16 Mar 2007, p.68]
  3. Memory Man will be one of the strongest efforts released in 2007.