Super Taranta!

Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. There's plenty of fun to be had, though the relentlessness of fiddle, accordion and Hutz's roaring vocals is exhausting.
  2. Under The Radar
    60
    Much of the album begs to be vamped a few extra bars, to accompany a visual spectacle. [Summer 2007, p.80]
  3. Music this theatrical demands a stage. On disc it plays a bit like a conversation-starting party favor: colorful and bright, but no substitute for actually being there.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. May 23, 2017
    9
    Probably one of my favourite albums. It's so unique and full of life. Super Taranta! is an atom-bomb of energy with some amazing andProbably one of my favourite albums. It's so unique and full of life. Super Taranta! is an atom-bomb of energy with some amazing and blood-pumpingly enjoyable songs. Full Review »
  2. PaulC.
    Sep 26, 2007
    7
    These guys are kind of a one trick pony. "American Wedding" is a fun track, but the rest of the album pretty much blends together. Not a lot These guys are kind of a one trick pony. "American Wedding" is a fun track, but the rest of the album pretty much blends together. Not a lot of variety here. Still a unique sound worthy of a listen. Full Review »
  3. [Anonymous]
    Aug 18, 2007
    9
    This is the best Gogol Bordello album to date. While Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike had some of their best songs, this has a more raw, This is the best Gogol Bordello album to date. While Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike had some of their best songs, this has a more raw, yet cohesive sound. Both are great albums and I recommend both. Highlights of the album include Ultimate, Wonderlust King, Forces Of Victory and American Wedding. Full Review »