The Civil War

  • Record Label: Matador
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2003
Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
  1. Blender
    60
    It's not always successful. But the sheer audacity of taking computers to Camelot works splendidly in the pastoral beauty of "Y.T.T.E." [Oct 2003, p.124]
  2. There seems to be some sort of attempt at fusion here, a line being drawn between modern times and the Civil War era. Maybe it's supposed to be some sort of political message, a statement on the divided times we live in. But if it is, that's never clear.
  3. Rolling Stone
    60
    Matmos amble and shuffle toward a new interpretation of history. [11 Dec 2003, p.204]
  4. The Wire
    60
    It's all been very 'civil,' but still no sign of that dang war. [#235, p.63]
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  1. mario
    Mar 29, 2005
    8
    I really like it but i think that you have to be really openminded to give to this record the chances the it needs to b understood at last I really like it but i think that you have to be really openminded to give to this record the chances the it needs to b understood at last for me the best is two men carrying his own paranoia to succes with out looking for fame or money or things like that Full Review »