The Campfire Headphase - Boards of Canada

Generally favorable reviews - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 30
  2. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. [A] supreme collection of future-perfect broken nostalgia.
  2. Overall, it's Boards of Canada trying new things and experimenting outside of the box that they built for themselves; commendable and quite addictive.
  3. This record contains some of the most astounding music that Boards Of Canada have ever composed.
  4. 100
    The Campfire Headphase is enough of a genre bender to finally introduce this music to a well-deserved new audience. [Dec 2005, p.94]
  5. As well as being their most accessible, The Campfire Headphase emerges as the most solid Boards of Canada album to date.
  6. This is music you listen to when drugs don't work anymore.
User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 55 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Sep 8, 2012
    An absolutely stunning masterpiece, The Campfire Headphase proves that Boards of Canada are deserving of their position at the pinnacle of the ambient genre. The woozy and calming vibes emanated throughout are nothing short of unparallelled. Full Review »
  2. Oct 21, 2011
    What is everybody talking about? this album is somehow a movie made with music, how the f****? really amazing. They have a very deep connection with nature and life which of course makes them sound so beautifully different. Full Review »