Universal acclaim- based on 193 Ratings
PHNov 7, 2007The album is amazing, the texture manages to be both lush and sparse at the same time, leading to a unique aural experience. A complete triumph.
TheManAug 5, 2006my bro likes him and radiohead but they suck so dont buy this cd it sucks like crap
Dec 21, 2014Chilling. I listened to this album as a naïve first year uni student and it certainly opened my eyes to the ways of the world. This album,Chilling. I listened to this album as a naïve first year uni student and it certainly opened my eyes to the ways of the world. This album, while ambient and soft, is by no means for the faint hearted. ‘Analyse’ is a truly beautiful and delicately crafted piece, although I wish Yorke had included a live piano version of the song as well.
At times the album, particularly some of the riffs, melodies and drum beats feel a tad overproduced. The Eraser might well suffice with an acoustic guitar, analyse with a piano and Harrowdown Hill without so much guitar amplification. Despite this, I truly believe that this is Thom Yorke’s best work outside of Radiohead; ‘Ingenue’ in Atoms for Peace is up there, but in terms of commentary music and dark variety, this takes the cake.
An essential listen for Radiohead and/or alternative rock fans.… Full Review »