Tales of a Grass Widow

Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. May 28, 2013
    60
    Too much of the material on their fifth album is content to merely sit in the background, not something from which they usually suffer.
  2. May 23, 2013
    60
    Those all curious about CocoRosie should begin here. [Jun 2013, p.88]
  3. May 28, 2013
    50
    There’s a genuinely evocative album buried under the obnoxiousness.
  4. May 28, 2013
    50
    CocoRosie certainly revel in their unorthodoxy but this doesn’t always make for enjoyable listening; perhaps if their Tales Of A Grasswidow knew how to breathe, their macabre hymns might pack a little more pluck.
User Score
7.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. May 30, 2013
    9
    This new album shows how much CocoRosie have grown in this 10 years. It might not be a clear thing for most of the people, but it has aThis new album shows how much CocoRosie have grown in this 10 years. It might not be a clear thing for most of the people, but it has a magical flow to it, and it shows the musical evolution that they made in the past years. It contains, for sure, some of the most magical moments that they ever gave us! Full Review »
  2. Jul 12, 2013
    8
    8 for the great album, but ONE STAR for the stupid 18-minute "hidden track" at the end. The track itself is fine, but I don't want to sit8 for the great album, but ONE STAR for the stupid 18-minute "hidden track" at the end. The track itself is fine, but I don't want to sit there for 15 minutes of silence waiting for it. Really remarkably dumb. Full Review »