Songs Cycled

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
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  1. Q Magazine
    May 13, 2013
    60
    A collection of songs that are either from or reflect different eras of his work--all linked by his idiosyncratically engaging vocals and melodies. [Jun 2013, p.108]
  2. Mojo
    May 20, 2013
    60
    It's a joy to hear VDP's mission with the boosted clarity of 21st century production. [Jun 2013, p.87]
  3. 60
    Those coming fresh to Parks may find his reedy voice, and his warping of time, requires some adjustment.
  4. 60
    Behind the rococo charm lurks a subtle emotional power.
  5. Jun 4, 2013
    60
    Inimitable, occasionally impenetrable, but never less than intriguing.
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  1. Jul 26, 2013
    7
    Beautiful melodicism and ornate instrumentation combine to make a heady mixture, despite Van Dyke Parks voice which is an acquired taste,Beautiful melodicism and ornate instrumentation combine to make a heady mixture, despite Van Dyke Parks voice which is an acquired taste, though well worth getting used to in order to access this achievement. Full Review »