• Record Label: Geffen
  • Release Date: Sep 24, 2002
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 151 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 4 out of 151

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  1. Nov 8, 2011
    4
    While I can understand while people may like this, I myself am not a fan of the quiet and introverted side of Beck. Sea Change just doesn't do anything for me. I miss the funky and energetic style of Midnite Vultures.
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79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. 90
    Sea Change aches too thoroughly to be mere career shift. It's the kind of album that at times seems too sad for the singer's own good. [Album of the Month, Oct 2002, p.90]
  2. One of his finest efforts to date.
  3. 100
    Many of these harrowing tunes, like "Lonesome Tears" and "Guess I'm Doing Fine" have the lonely blues feel of Beck's similar-sounding Mutations, and they definitely get better with repeated play.