Rabbit Habits - Man Man
Rabbit Habits Image
Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics What's this?

User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

Your Score
0 out of 10
Rate this:
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • Summary: The third album for the Philadelphia band is its first on the Anti label.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Rabbit Habits struck me most where it rescues the jazziness that's sorely missing from 2006's "Six Demon Bag." At the same time, though, the band continues to develop some productive tendencies from that sophomore outing.
  2. They're brainy about their alienation, they're funny about their alienation, and when they bitch about their relationships their post- or pre-alt normality is exceptionally refreshing.
  3. Habits has little to apologize for, no serious blemishes or ill-advised shifts in direction.
  4. After a boisterous first half, the backside of the album is a spiraling descent toward a grim and decimated collective soul. It’s both frightening and strangely captivating.
  5. Although the production isn’t what it would be if my dreams were made reality, Rabbit Habits is a respectable re-creation with chops cookin’ allova the place.
  6. The exhumed-vaudevillian theatrics are still here, but by now they're starting to sound almost natural.
  7. 40
    Lacking a balance between pretty and ugly, their experimental alchemy is scabrously tiring, with cacophonous fragments that never connect. [Apr 2008, p.100]

See all 21 Critic Reviews

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4