• Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Aug 19, 2003
Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Shine has a nasty penchant for treading water instead of making any real artistic statement. [#5, p.100]
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Scott
    Oct 12, 2004
    10
    best indie shit out there.
  2. wo
    May 3, 2004
    10
    This album does nothing but grow on you. As strong as it is the first few times you listen to it, it's far better after more. Also, this This album does nothing but grow on you. As strong as it is the first few times you listen to it, it's far better after more. Also, this is a band that is a must see. I had no idea the show would be as good as it was. The songs were even stronger live, leaving me pretty confident that it was the best show I've ever seen. Full Review »
  3. JamieR
    Apr 23, 2004
    9
    Unreal...Fat bass licks mixed with good guitar riffs. The keyboard melodies although quiet is the key ingredient. Bry's Tom Waits-esque Unreal...Fat bass licks mixed with good guitar riffs. The keyboard melodies although quiet is the key ingredient. Bry's Tom Waits-esque makes you hurt yourself singing along, but singing along to a catchy album like this is something you cant control. Full Review »