Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. It doesn’t feel right to be beating Will Oldham down for doing something that is so distinctly his own, even though he is doing it again and again to a greater or lesser extent.
  2. New Musical Express (NME)
    50
    Full of sombre, skeletal and obliquely confessional songs, it's a crafted collection with ruminations on sex and loss. [5 Feb 2005, p.50]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. jeffb
    May 20, 2005
    9
    Great song writing. best work sense ease down the road.
  2. gelrod
    Apr 5, 2005
    9
    Oldham's voice is not and never will be the most polished which is the point. It suits the classic rock guitar driven Superwolf nearly Oldham's voice is not and never will be the most polished which is the point. It suits the classic rock guitar driven Superwolf nearly as well as his old Palace recordings which really should be played on a scratchy old victrola. Full Review »
  3. [Anonymous]
    Apr 1, 2005
    8
    Strong singer-songwriter effort that isn't afraid to rock out (Neil Young-style) every once in a while. Well-written and well-played... Strong singer-songwriter effort that isn't afraid to rock out (Neil Young-style) every once in a while. Well-written and well-played... Props to these guys. Full Review »