Phantom Moon

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Intimate strings, minimal drums and soft sighs caress meandering tunes that avoid hooks or obvious statements. But Sheik's delivery lacks the emotional depth of his U.K. models: Nick Drake, David Sylvian and the Blue Nile couldn't conceal their pain behind lush arrangements.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. BrettH
    May 22, 2009
    9
    I was really disappointed and pessimistic when I learned that Sheik decided to write music and leave lyrics to a 'poet'. Yet It is I was really disappointed and pessimistic when I learned that Sheik decided to write music and leave lyrics to a 'poet'. Yet It is a excellent album and I couldn't help but come around to it. Full Review »
  2. MelV
    Feb 1, 2002
    10
    It is one of the best albums of his that I have heard, and I have heard them all. I believe that he should get more recognition for his It is one of the best albums of his that I have heard, and I have heard them all. I believe that he should get more recognition for his obvious talent Full Review »
  3. AnthonyF.
    Sep 27, 2001
    10
    Haunting melodies, unexpected harmonies, deep feeling, and gorgeous overall effect make this album a highly impressive effort.