Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. The band could use some clearer lyrics and a stronger focus. And leave the instrumentals to groups with more than two prominent instruments.
  2. Under The Radar
    60
    There are some good tracks... but after 10 years and now their sixth full-length, you would think the band would just get bored making so much of the same music. [#11, p.109]
  3. New Musical Express (NME)
    50
    Terrific to get stoned to, the unfortunate upshot being that this is music that makes you fall asleep. [3 Sep 2005, p.74]
  4. Q Magazine
    40
    Monotonous riffs are churned out at a snail's pace. [Oct 2005, p.114]
  5. Uncut
    40
    Pleasantly discreet, resolutely unengaging. [Oct 2005, p.107]
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. T-WiLL
    Oct 19, 2005
    8
    A consistent album on the whole that nicely compliments their back catologue. Slightly less hookier than their past album, "Know By Heart", A consistent album on the whole that nicely compliments their back catologue. Slightly less hookier than their past album, "Know By Heart", however, the single "She's Half" will be a fixture on many mixed cd compilations in the future. Full Review »
  2. NickS
    Sep 25, 2005
    8
    Good album, much better than Promise of Love. I don't quite understand the comparison to Know by Heart however, if it sounds like any of Good album, much better than Promise of Love. I don't quite understand the comparison to Know by Heart however, if it sounds like any of their albums it would be the Golden Band. Loved the instrumental track especially, If you've listened to AmAnSet before, then you know what this album is like and you know that it will be good. Full Review »