• Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Apr 16, 2011
Metascore
62

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. If they stick to the melodic folk at the core of their best songs, that fateful open-mic night could be the beginning of something really great.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Dec 10, 2013
    0
    Repetitive and derivative., but at least it's repetitive.

    Over sentimental, overly borrowed, overly styled, overly lacking in content. I'm
    Repetitive and derivative., but at least it's repetitive.

    Over sentimental, overly borrowed, overly styled, overly lacking in content. I'm sure there's someone trying on a tight fitting grey pleather jacket and seeing which pouty face goes with it and I'm sure this person likes the band and would make an impassioned argument against my claims. If it wasn't for the uninspired live performance I may have kept said opinion to myself. But sister, this is a cruel world and some people are gonna knock the stuff you like. And sister, sometimes they're right.
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  2. May 3, 2014
    10
    The Head and The Heart prove to be a powerful band, that includes folk aspects in metaphorical touching songs, their debut is, without aThe Head and The Heart prove to be a powerful band, that includes folk aspects in metaphorical touching songs, their debut is, without a doubt, a genuine piece of magic. Full Review »