Release

User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13

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  1. JoergD
    Jan 31, 2005
    10
    Marvellous record ! Some really great lyrics and beautiful songs !
  2. TrixieMixed
    Jan 27, 2005
    9
    Beautiful Album......Excellent listening.

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Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. 80
    The Boys unleash some of their most sublime and accessible material in years.
  2. Mixer
    70
    Release slowly unfolds with a sparse elegance, resonating as the detached dance-popsmiths' finest complete album in a decade. [June 2002, p.90]
  3. Release sounds at once like a last gasp and a reinvention, which makes it all the more moving.