The Heat

  • Record Label: Artemis
  • Release Date: Jun 29, 2004
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Blender
    60
    Organ-laced acoustic ballads like "Block Island" are a tad too drowsy for the disc's tough topics. [Aug 2004, p.134]
  2. Malin's strained whine makes his earnest lyrics sound more pretentious than they probably are.
  3. Q Magazine
    40
    Sees him progressing further towards becoming a punked-up Bruce Springsteen. Trouble is, someone's got there already--his best mate, Ryan Adams. [Jul 2004, p.118]
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Sep 15, 2014
    0
    How do I get rid of this rating? I thought I was rating "The Heat" with Sandra Bullock!? This site sucks. Please remove me no, I do not likeHow do I get rid of this rating? I thought I was rating "The Heat" with Sandra Bullock!? This site sucks. Please remove me no, I do not like the way you operate. Forced characters, some B-movie over a hit. Full Review »
  2. PeterM
    Sep 24, 2005
    8
    the rockers are great, with the slow tracks a bit boring. well worth it. but get '...self destruction' instead - that's a maserpiece
  3. ZachL
    Feb 13, 2005
    9
    This is my favorite album of 2004. How did this not get a higher score? It was so freaking awesome! Whoever gave this album a bad review This is my favorite album of 2004. How did this not get a higher score? It was so freaking awesome! Whoever gave this album a bad review doesn't have any good taste. Full Review »