Ocean Eyes

  • Record Label: Republic
  • Release Date: Jul 28, 2009
Metascore
53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 14
  2. Negative: 1 out of 14
  1. Young's second set of lush, Postal Service-indebted electronic pop, Ocean Eyes, is so daydream-ready, you might forgive him for admitting out loud that he'd ''rather pick flowers instead of fights.''
  2. Q Magazine
    80
    The likes of Umbrella Beach, Cave In and Vanillla Twilight blend bittersweet longing, wintry elemental imagery and melodies that worm their way into your consciousness with effortless aplomb. [Apr 2010, p.119]
User Score
6.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 92 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 4 out of 22
  1. JimBob
    Nov 5, 2009
    0
    This man should be should be shot for hijacking the Ferrari that is the Postal Service and turning it into cloying, pink, 1hp, Pinto. Joe This man should be should be shot for hijacking the Ferrari that is the Postal Service and turning it into cloying, pink, 1hp, Pinto. Joe Satriani successfully sued Cold Play for absconding with his work, why can't Jimmy Tamborella and Ben Gibbard sue this douche for his manhood...too late. Full Review »
  2. DannyW
    Aug 26, 2009
    10
    While there may be a cheesy love song or two in this album this does not take away from the awesomeness of such songs as "Tidal Wave" "Tip of While there may be a cheesy love song or two in this album this does not take away from the awesomeness of such songs as "Tidal Wave" "Tip of the Iceberg", he has created a particular style and feel for his music and it really shows in those songs. Fantastic Album, not much like this one out there. Full Review »
  3. Jul 30, 2013
    10
    This album is much better than Owl City's first album, Maybe I'm Dreaming. The unusual lyrics, good music and unique sound of Adam, this albumThis album is much better than Owl City's first album, Maybe I'm Dreaming. The unusual lyrics, good music and unique sound of Adam, this album is enjoyable for all ages. Full Review »