The Evening Of My Best Day

  • Record Label: V2
  • Release Date: Oct 7, 2003
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 2 out of 8

Review this album

  1. Your Score
    0 out of 10
    Rate this:
    • 10
    • 9
    • 8
    • 7
    • 6
    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
  1. Submit
  2. Check Spelling
  1. AFan
    Apr 24, 2006
    10
    To use a timeworn phrase: A very welcome return to her essence. Man, this lady is something special.
  2. RichardH
    Apr 19, 2004
    10
    Uncanny depth and feeling. Powerful anti-Neocon political sentiments that you can sing. More gasoline just waiting for a spark.
  3. FilipeC
    Sep 3, 2004
    9
    Magnificent! heartfelt songs with a political message.
  4. MarkR
    Apr 24, 2006
    10
    Like anybody with an association with Nirvana would know the first damn thing about the magnificence of a musical mind like RLJ's. Ignore nitwit Charles, and ask yourself: If Rickie's muse had truly deserted her, then what in the hell are Hidalgo, Frisell, and the usual top-drawer studio crowd doing rushing to back her up? Precisely. And therein is the reason you won't find Like anybody with an association with Nirvana would know the first damn thing about the magnificence of a musical mind like RLJ's. Ignore nitwit Charles, and ask yourself: If Rickie's muse had truly deserted her, then what in the hell are Hidalgo, Frisell, and the usual top-drawer studio crowd doing rushing to back her up? Precisely. And therein is the reason you won't find Nirvana types in that same studio. The music demands so much more than that. Expand

Awards & Rankings

Metascore
84

Universal acclaim - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. If things seem schizophrenic it's because they are.
  2. An utterly compelling, even riveting, selection of tunes that go from bright to opaque, to dark and back again by album's end.
  3. Her magnetism radiates as powerfully as ever.