• Record Label: Barsuk
  • Release Date: Sep 18, 2012
Metascore
81

Universal acclaim - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. Sep 24, 2012
    90
    [Moms is] about lamenting family trees and the things that created us worse for wear. Together, Harris and Seim have created a rock album punching the stomach the way their lyrics do.
  2. Nov 20, 2012
    83
    By purging themselves of old ghosts in such a forceful manner, Seim and Harris have tapped into a wellspring of emotional catharsis with Moms.
  3. Sep 20, 2012
    85
    Ultimately Menomena only confirms what many already know--that love and relationships are tricky--but damn if it isn't an interesting ride.
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Oct 23, 2012
    7
    As a huge Menomena fan, this album was disappointing. Overall not a bad album, but easily their weakest effort yet. Not sure how much artisticAs a huge Menomena fan, this album was disappointing. Overall not a bad album, but easily their weakest effort yet. Not sure how much artistic input Brent Knopf had, but it seems to have made a difference. Full Review »