• Record Label: 4AD
  • Release Date: Jan 29, 2013
Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
Buy On
  1. Mojo
    Feb 6, 2013
    40
    Considered restraint is a virtue, but Somewhere Else is hazardously polite. [Mar 2013, p.91]
  2. Jan 25, 2013
    60
    While there are some lovely sounds on Somewhere Else... but it's hard not to yearn for something more.
  3. 50
    The album is a sedate affair peppered with exquisite moments.
  4. Alternative Press
    Jan 23, 2013
    60
    Somewhere Else is only rewarding if you can stay awake. [Feb 2013, p.90]
  5. Magnet
    Feb 11, 2013
    60
    While some songs drag, others are absolutely enchanting. [No. 95, p.55]
  6. 60
    Sadly, so much of Somewhere Else exists in such a haze that it’s difficult to really find anything to sink one’s teeth in to.
  7. Mar 26, 2013
    60
    There’s promise here to be sure, but it’s a promise as yet unfulfilled.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Feb 10, 2016
    9
    Revisiting after a few years because a song popped up in a shuffle, I remembered this gem was one of my favorite albums of 2013. Based onRevisiting after a few years because a song popped up in a shuffle, I remembered this gem was one of my favorite albums of 2013. Based on what I'm seeing here this gorgeous album seems to be under valued. It's the perfect soundtrack as I finish reading the especially emotional and tumultuous book 'All the Birds in the Sky' by Charlie Jane Anders. Full Review »