• Record Label: Warp
  • Release Date: Mar 20, 2012
Metascore
84

Universal acclaim - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Mar 20, 2012
    100
    Rossen proves he can stand on his own.
  2. Apr 11, 2012
    85
    [Rossen] passes on Grizzly Bear and Department of Eagles' carefully manicured sprawl in favor of focus and immediacy. [No.86, p.57]
  3. 90
    The way the EP grows from song to song--with a seamless flow inherently added midway through creation--Silent Hour/Golden Mile never ceases to impress.
  4. There is much one could say about how this EP compares to Rossen's past projects since that's all he's delivered to us, but he deserves more than that after accomplishing a great EP by himself.
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Dec 5, 2012
    10
    A beautiful, haunting record. I've always preferred Rossen's other projects to Grizzly Bear, where I think songs tend to become overstuffedA beautiful, haunting record. I've always preferred Rossen's other projects to Grizzly Bear, where I think songs tend to become overstuffed and fussed over. This EP and the last Department of Eagles record cement Rossen as my favorite songwriter currently working. Full Review »
  2. Mar 21, 2012
    10
    Its basically what you would expect from a member of grizzly bear going solo. And I mean that as a compliment. Once you listen to theIts basically what you would expect from a member of grizzly bear going solo. And I mean that as a compliment. Once you listen to the excellent track Saint Nothing you'll know exactly what I mean. Full Review »