• Record Label: Fantasy
  • Release Date: Jun 1, 2010

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. See You On The Moon still occasionally veers toward the kind of generic lite-roots music that dominates rom-com soundtracks and commercials for long-distance service, but more often, Merritt tries to do a little more with what she has.
  2. There's a modesty in Tift Merritt's music that makes it more compelling than a lot of artists who make a grand show of their joy and/or grief, and See You on the Moon finds Merritt weaving her spell as effectively as ever; it's marvelous music well worth your time and attention.
  3. This time, there are moments of eye-opening wonder.
  4. The result might not be her most accessible album, but it’s certainly her most rewarding.
  5. Moon is Merritt’s most intimate-sounding record yet, so it runs the risk of letting its low-key virtues slip by the listener. A simple remedy I found for that was to simply turn up the volume.
  6. Her delicate pipes may consign her to small sketches and close studies, but Merritt's at least proven with See You on the Moon that she has the lyrical goods to deliver intimately pleasurable, deeply felt folk-pop.
  7. See You on the Moon’s mid-tempo anthems hover with a decorative shimmer that matches their wispy bedsit sentiments.
  8. Under The Radar
    Moon is most grounded to Earth when Merrit stays in her comfort zone. [Spring 2010, p.75]
  9. Uncut
    There's something awkward about the whole: the album wins attention but doesn't keep it. [Jun 2010, p.95]
  10. Q Magazine
    It's still a quietly engaguing offering blessed with a lyrical lightness and organic Tucker Martine production. [Jul 2010, p.135]
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
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  1. Dec 28, 2010
    song driven by hand claps and framed by strings about making a mixtape for a potential lover, the narrator seeing herself â