Richard Butler

  • Record Label: Koch
  • Release Date: Apr 18, 2006
Metascore
67

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. A lush, captivating, and dynamically vocalized album on the mellower end of Butler’s usual stylistic spectrum.
  2. A mature, thoughtful comeback.
  3. Urb
    70
    Fine song craft and distinct vocals still shine. [Mar 2006, p.122]
  4. This is probably the album that Coldplay will be making a few years down the line, when they finally give up on trying to shake arenas U2-style and work more toward their atmospheric strengths.
  5. Q Magazine
    70
    A winning mix of melody and melancholy. [Aug 2006, p.111]
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Bob
    Jan 25, 2007
    9
    I heard the song Broken Airplanes playing in a local record store and could tell immediately that is was by Richard Butler. I was a big fan of the
  2. kevinp
    Sep 12, 2006
    1
    hands down, THE MOST BORING CD OF THE YEAR, talk about a snoozefest
  3. BrandonM
    Jul 12, 2006
    7
    This is a departure for Richard Butler musically, as it tends to very soft and slow. It works for about 70% of the album, but a few of the This is a departure for Richard Butler musically, as it tends to very soft and slow. It works for about 70% of the album, but a few of the tracks are just boring and muddle along. Full Review »