Sugar Ray

Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. There isn't a dud among this project's 11 tracks, each of which sounds custom-made for radio.
  2. Q Magazine
    80
    As radio-friendly as Radiohead are not. [Sep 2001, p.120]
  3. Sugar Ray actually sound like a band -- a quality missing from most of their earlier work.
  4. Although it's getting a trifle elderly to hear "Fly" endlessly reconfigured like the Rubik's Cube it turned out to be, that song is all over Sugar Ray...
  5. And while it might be difficult to swallow yet another dose of hip-hop-lite and poor-me acoustic pop songs from chick-magnet lead singer Mark McGrath and gang, these Southern California boys make the everyman breeziness work for them.
User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. DieterG.
    Jul 30, 2001
    9
    My favourite of the Sugar Ray albums, it's a smooth, polished sound, full of drum and bass, mixed with the original Sugar Ray energy. An My favourite of the Sugar Ray albums, it's a smooth, polished sound, full of drum and bass, mixed with the original Sugar Ray energy. An excellent pop record, even if not a classic Full Review »