Monsters Of Folk

Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
  1. There’s no sense of cohesion or flow between any of these songs, partially due to a clear lack of thought devoted to these conceits, but mostly because every M. Ward- and Conor Oberst-penned song sounds the same lately.
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 38 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 22
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 22
  3. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Aug 6, 2011
    7
    I wouldn't say its each songwriter's best material, but its a wonderful contribution. I'd say Conor Oberst makes the biggest splashes here.I wouldn't say its each songwriter's best material, but its a wonderful contribution. I'd say Conor Oberst makes the biggest splashes here. "Map of the World" ranks among his best with Bright Eyes and solo. Full Review »
  2. Jan 8, 2011
    9
    Such a great album that dawns on you with each more listen. Monsters Of Folk debut has very catchy songs and the lyrics are golden. This folkSuch a great album that dawns on you with each more listen. Monsters Of Folk debut has very catchy songs and the lyrics are golden. This folk supergroup is utterly amazing and it's the perfect four artists to collaborate. The Opener "Dear God" is a strange, soulful jam that stays in your head. This album is filled with great tracks. All In All, Monsters Of Folk are a great collaboration and it really shows in this album. A- Full Review »
  3. KathyF.
    Feb 3, 2010
    9
    Listen to it a lot! Gets deeper with each listen! Cranky critics...boo!