Sound City: Real to Reel

  • Record Label: RCA
  • Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 19 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19

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  1. Mar 13, 2013
    5
    When I saw this online to DL I didn't know it was a soundtrack. I just noticed Dave Grohl's name on it, so peeked my interest (Foo Fighters). Basically it seems to be Grohl's project with work from some band mates and assorted singers-most notably Paul McCartney and Stevie Nicks. Can't say it sounds like Foo as some critics seem to think. Honestly, this is not my favorite genre so maybe IWhen I saw this online to DL I didn't know it was a soundtrack. I just noticed Dave Grohl's name on it, so peeked my interest (Foo Fighters). Basically it seems to be Grohl's project with work from some band mates and assorted singers-most notably Paul McCartney and Stevie Nicks. Can't say it sounds like Foo as some critics seem to think. Honestly, this is not my favorite genre so maybe I don't hear what others may hear. But I wasn't impressed. Expand
Metascore
65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. 80
    It's an undeniably intriguing and often inspired collection, shining with genuine heart and humanity. [May 2013, p.86]
  2. Apr 16, 2013
    70
    For the most part, he succeeds. [No. 97, p.60]
  3. Apr 12, 2013
    80
    The highs far outweigh the lows. [9 Mar 2013, p. 50]