Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. 70
    Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us hits its stride once it takes an old-school turn courtesy of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, who kick up some serious string-band dust with a cover of the traditional gospel number "Lights In the Valley."
  2. Jan 3, 2013
    60
    This album brings together a diverse lineup of artists for a collection that promotes the message that God has more to do with love than religion.
  3. Jan 3, 2013
    80
    Madeira's Mercyland offers an ecumenism that reaches across subgenres to coalesce a community bound by both faith and music.
  4. Jan 3, 2013
    60
    These new songs sound like they came straight from a traditional songbook. [Jan 2013, p.102]
  5. Jan 3, 2013
    60
    It's a reflective set, enlivened by joyous offerings from The Civil Wars and Carolina Chocolate Drops. [Feb 2013, p.75]

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