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7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 27
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 27
  3. Negative: 4 out of 27

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  1. Nov 7, 2012
    9
    "Though, after a while, the album does sound repetitive with its same orchestral style, it does present a trademark album to Kylie, showing that Kylie won't be hanging up her goldpants any time soon."
  2. Nov 16, 2012
    10
    An outstanding project which sheds light on something that hasn't been dominant in Kylie's music before: deeper emotions. The most surprising takes are on the early singles: the sadness and seriousness of the songs were often drowned by the sugary pop-cover of PWL production, but on 'The Abbey Road Sessions', they are able to shine in all their glory.
    Notable: 'Better The Devil You Know',
    'Hand On Your Heart', 'Confide In Me', 'Slow', 'Locomotion', 'Never Too Late'. Expand
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68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Nov 30, 2012
    60
    Re-recording one's old songs in an older style isn't a revolutionary manoeuvre.... Kylie's addition to the tradition is also a fairly mixed bag.
  2. Nov 21, 2012
    60
    As a singer, Kylie still sounds about 15 and her voice sometimes struggles not to be engulfed by the swells of strings and legions of backing singers. Nevertheless, for the most part, this is quality stuff. [Dec 2012, p.101]
  3. 60
    In some cases, that sugary voice which works so well as a pop vehicle lacks the full-bodied character to carry a big ballad.