Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 27
  2. Negative: 2 out of 27
  1. 100
    The first truly great album of the dance-punk movement. [Sep 2006, p.132]
  2. None of it means a damn thing beyond what it is. Which is just what they were trying so hard to achieve.
  3. The Rapture sound amazingly fresh right now.
  4. It's good to hear these hip-shaking hipsters cutting loose with such abandon. [22 Sep 2006, p.95]
  5. Pieces of the People We Love is a great funky dance record with guitars, and not much more. Luckily, it doesn’t need to be.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 38 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22
  1. ThomasY
    Apr 10, 2007
    aside from the single, this album is just really bland. plus i've met these guys and they're huge pricks.
  2. MihaiV
    Mar 15, 2007
    This ain't no "Echoes".
  3. stevens
    Dec 12, 2006
    one of the best albums ive heard in a while.... totally bored with the drivel that is churned out by the likes of james morrison, pussycat dolls, girls aloud and other pop acts... This album is really refreshing. (even though very different to their previous albums) Full Review »