• Record Label: Capitol
  • Release Date: Jan 18, 2011
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 72 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 64 out of 72
  2. Negative: 4 out of 72

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Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 38 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 38
  2. Negative: 1 out of 38
  1. Mojo
    Apr 12, 2011
    80
    Portland's college-rock heirs downsize with Peter Buck-featuring sixth album. [Feb. 2011, p. 106]
  2. Mar 9, 2011
    77
    A good few years on from the rise and partial Fall of the Decemberists, Meloy and Co. are managing, still, to carry the fire.
  3. Q Magazine
    Feb 1, 2011
    60
    The Decemberists have never sounded more ordinary. [Feb. 2011, p. 114]