• Record Label: ATO
  • Release Date: Mar 5, 2013
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Mar 7, 2013
    90
    Mostly, it's the wilting pedal steel, warm analog tubes, and lush heartbreak flourishes of "When I'm Gone" that distinguish Rose from the merchants of new country's jingles.
  2. Feb 20, 2013
    90
    The Stand-In has everything that made its predecessor special--big voice, expertly crafted tunes, clever backings, a deft mix of stridency and restraint--but is definitely a step up.
  3. 85
    While it manifests in a way that’s less playful than on her debut, it’s replaced by a gravitas that befits a sophomore record.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. May 2, 2013
    9
    Not just a great country album but a great pop album, Caitlin Rose's dulcet tones and phrasing are wonderful to listen to, you just can't helpNot just a great country album but a great pop album, Caitlin Rose's dulcet tones and phrasing are wonderful to listen to, you just can't help swaying along to them. A great follow up to her debut album, she deserves to be more well know than she is at the moment. Full Review »