Under The Skin

User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 30 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 30
  2. Negative: 4 out of 30

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  1. Michael
    Oct 26, 2006
    4
    This record is so much odder than I'd expected. Buckingham's acoustic guitar playing is often beautiful, but his singing is quite poor. He sounds like he's crouched in his closet, singing through a cheap fx processor, hoping not to wake up whoever else might be in the house. The songwriting ranges. In all, this album sounds like the work of a crackpot outsider, not a member This record is so much odder than I'd expected. Buckingham's acoustic guitar playing is often beautiful, but his singing is quite poor. He sounds like he's crouched in his closet, singing through a cheap fx processor, hoping not to wake up whoever else might be in the house. The songwriting ranges. In all, this album sounds like the work of a crackpot outsider, not a member of one the most successful pop/rock bands of the last 30+ years. I never thought I'd miss Stevie Nicks this badly! Expand
  2. rickybobby
    Oct 14, 2006
    6
    Wet cat stuck under a couch! ROFL!
  3. mikes.
    Oct 13, 2006
    4
    Weird acoustic stuff, not pop. Not fun or exciting so its bad and not recommended
Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. It is, thus far, his masterpiece, and as beautiful a pop record as can be made these days.
  2. Strange, alluring, and disarming.
  3. Entertainment Weekly
    83
    It's the spartan-yet-gonzo sound of a guy remembering he can go his own way. [6 Oct 2006, p.70]