User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 43 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 43
  2. Negative: 3 out of 43

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  1. JamesB.
    Sep 8, 2008
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    God help us, this recycled trash sticking its ugly head out of obscurity is anything BUT music.
  2. SeanP.
    Sep 25, 2008
    2
    Believe it or not, the LA Times really is a crappy newspaper. I mean it. I used to read it.
  3. DirkDiggler
    Sep 4, 2008
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    I doubt the LA Times writer would agree to the 100 rating that MetaCritic assigned to his review. It was a 70 at best.
Metascore
51

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
  1. The problem facing New Kids on the Block on their 2008 reunion The Block is the same one they had on their last album, 1994's "Face the Music": the quintet are no longer kids and don't quite know how to be adults.
  2. The Block bears no distinguishing marks aside from a compulsion for sex, sex, sex with a lover whose name, apparently, is Girl.
  3. Believe it or not, though, they've got the right stuff.