Stand Up

  • Record Label: RCA
  • Release Date: May 10, 2005
Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Entertainment Weekly
    91
    Grander-sounding and more ambitious than Some Devil... Stand Up is brimming with potential singles. [13 May 2005, p.84]
  2. The official return of the DMB shows them in full force and stretching way Up.
  3. Stand Up is as democratic a record as you can expect from a band named after the singer. Unfortunately, that organic feel comes at the expense of Matthews' personality, a combination of pervy extroversion and armchair philosophizing that Everyday channeled more purely.
  4. Blender
    70
    DMB's five nimble instrumentalists... take Putumayo globalism to a Sigma Chi frat party. [Jun 2005, p.107]
User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 81 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 54
  2. Negative: 15 out of 54
  1. JordanB
    Jan 2, 2007
    9
    This album really shows the flexibility of the band. Could have done without a lot of the special effects, but over all each song has a very This album really shows the flexibility of the band. Could have done without a lot of the special effects, but over all each song has a very unique drive. Full Review »
  2. JackD
    Dec 11, 2006
    10
    Badass
  3. CurtW
    Mar 6, 2006
    8
    Big fan of dave, but i find that this cd lacks acoustic which is one of the things i look for in dave. still a good cd but is missingsomething