Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. While their occasional reliance on wide-eyed sloppiness isn't endearing, when the band clean up, they have some irresistible pop nuggest in them. [Apr 2003, p.80]
  2. 40
    Seems an innocuous exercise in regurgitation rather than innovation. [Dec 2002, p.131]
  3. There's definitely something horrid, hairy and horrendously hippyish hobbling these lovely boys.
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 69 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 37
  2. Negative: 2 out of 37
  1. [Anonymous]
    Jan 5, 2004
    10
    Listened to it time and time and time again, and still love it. Ignore what any naysayers might say - if you like good, two-fingers (or one - Listened to it time and time and time again, and still love it. Ignore what any naysayers might say - if you like good, two-fingers (or one - I'm English) -up-to-the-world music that makes you want to scream every song at the top of your voice on top of a high building (or is that just me?) then buy this album. I class a good album by the number of tracks i want to skip, and there are none on this one. I could listen to each one twice or even thrice in a row. The English might not be able to land a mars probe as well as Americans, but we can still make damn fine music. Full Review »
  2. Jan 9, 2015
    10
    No es difícil de visualizar el porqué de esta puntuación, todo es simple: es un álbum novedoso, lo último en su época (a pesar de que se trateNo es difícil de visualizar el porqué de esta puntuación, todo es simple: es un álbum novedoso, lo último en su época (a pesar de que se trate de post-punk revival), el estilo se distingue de los demás y, para finalizar, excelente en todos sus aspectos. Full Review »
  3. Mar 23, 2012
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. This was the album that made the Libertines legends. And this record just improves with time. It absolutely never gets old. Some of the songs on this album are the best of all time. Full Review »