One Track Mind

Metascore
70

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
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  1. Feb 21, 2013
    60
    Vocals by Tres Warren sneer and paces stumble. While appealing in small doses, we’ve all heard this long before from Lou Reed.
  2. Feb 19, 2013
    60
    Considering the band's taste for zoning out to infinity, One Track Mind really needed a harsher edit. With some tightening and pruning, it could have burst into bloom.
  3. Apr 15, 2013
    60
    While there is a satisfying absence of polish, there is a feeling of substantial professionalism to the whole of One Track Mind.
  4. 60
    Psychic Ills continue to produce music that succeeds by repetition, a trick that can’t hold up for everyone or in every situation.
  5. The Wire
    Apr 24, 2013
    50
    This particular experiment has left a formerly unpredictable group sounding as though they've been replaced by a bunch of tired retromaniacs. [Apr 2013, p.61]
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  1. Mar 12, 2013
    6
    Repetition, repetition, repetition' is a phrase Mark E. Smith used to describe The Fall’s music once. The Fall used it to great effect inRepetition, repetition, repetition' is a phrase Mark E. Smith used to describe The Fall’s music once. The Fall used it to great effect in hammering home post-punk scattery riffs, and as is described in Simon Reynolds' excellent book on post-punk, ‘raw music with weird vocals on top'. This was a reaction to all the ‘fancy music’ of the time i.e prog rock. Read more at http://www.therealmusic.net/one-track-mind-2013 Full Review »