The Crawling Distance

Metascore
64

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. 60
    It features another ten songs of standard Pollard-isms--vaguely British, Robyn Hitchcock–esque vocals warped by reverb and Echoplex mazes; surrealistic, first-thought-next-thought lyrics; sudden loud crunches of lo-fi guitar; and melodies that soar but never quite achieve the permanence of his best work.
  2. Uncut
    60
    A solo album that sounds like a series of song sketches. [Feb 2009, p.89]
User Score
7.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. EdgarF
    Jul 16, 2009
    8
    Not sure why this is getting such negative reviews. Apart from the truly awful "Cave Zone," this is probably the most consistent solo album Not sure why this is getting such negative reviews. Apart from the truly awful "Cave Zone," this is probably the most consistent solo album of the man's career. Some of the reviews just seem to be annoyed at his prolific output, but that has nothing to do with the quality of this release. Full Review »
  2. NickE.
    Feb 1, 2009
    8
    I don't know how you could think that this album is "utter crap". Pretty straight forward album and also really good for a man who is I don't know how you could think that this album is "utter crap". Pretty straight forward album and also really good for a man who is releasing 7 records in 2009. Full Review »
  3. LesH.
    Jan 28, 2009
    0
    Utter crap.