The Fall

User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 36 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 36
  2. Negative: 1 out of 36

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  1. PaulK
    Nov 19, 2009
    5
    Could this album be any more benign musically? Jones' lyrics may be conceptual and probing, but the music of this album is destined for elevators and dental offices worldwide. Very disappointing.
  2. JasonS
    Nov 19, 2009
    4
    This Cd is not what I hoped it would be change can be good but not in this case.
Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. 80
    The emotional imprint of The Fall moves beyond the pining, wistful tones that are her trademark in favour of Sex And The City scenarios bursting with heartbreak, regret and emotional devastation.
  2. The Fall is ultimately a mildly more adventurous art-pop take on her piano-based cabaret style.
  3. If the hardcore fanbase feel a blanch coming on, this isn't all wilful eclecticism gone mad. King's work is The Fall's unifying factor that keeps it cohesive.