Something to Die For

Metascore
54

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
Buy On
  1. Uncut
    Jun 3, 2011
    60
    Their fourth album amps up the synths-and-beats side of their new wave Scandi-rock aesthetic, with broadly positive results. [Jul 2011, p.94]
  2. Mar 25, 2011
    50
    The problem with Something To Die For is that it's an album built to succeed on the strength of its hooks and not its songwriting.
  3. 40
    The Sounds' latest release is another attempt to gain entry into the world of success that eluded them when their contemporaries took off into permanent stardom.
  4. Mar 31, 2011
    40
    The album's largely a series of almost good songs and will likely get a fair amount of play both on college radio and in clubs.
User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Nov 1, 2012
    7
    *UPDATED REVIEW* It may not be as good as Crossing the Rubicon, but it is still a hell good album even though the style of music has changed.
  2. May 12, 2012
    7
    Something To Die For may not be their best album, but it certainly contains catchier songs that will be stuck in your head a while afterSomething To Die For may not be their best album, but it certainly contains catchier songs that will be stuck in your head a while after listening to it. Full Review »