• Record Label: Artemis
  • Release Date: Jun 29, 2004
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7

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  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 like the way you operate. Forced characters, some B-movie over a hit.
  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 doesn't have any good taste.
  4. NeilG
    Jun 30, 2004
    8
    A handful of great tunes the rest are merely excellent
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. With the current renaissance of the one-man band genre, it's pleasing to see that we now have a modern-day figurehead worthy of rock’s glorious past.
  2. Far from being a one-note repetition of life in the Big City, Malin's production has turned The Heat into a multifaceted rock and roll onslaught.
  3. 60
    Organ-laced acoustic ballads like "Block Island" are a tad too drowsy for the disc's tough topics. [Aug 2004, p.134]