Vulnerable

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6.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 13
  2. Negative: 2 out of 13

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  1. F4b
    Nov 1, 2005
    8
    I dont get all the bad critics, this album is a nice return to simpler and delicate melodies and contains some pretty stuff.
  2. Feb 20, 2012
    5
    Not nearly as horrific as people will lead you to believe. The new female sultry vocals and Tricky's wish to go mainstream again end up half recreating the Maxinquaye magic, but the music and simplistic song structures make this a repetitive experience. 'Car Crash' is the standout.
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60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  1. Q Magazine
    40
    The year-round sunshine [of new home L.A.] seems to have induced creative lethargy, sapping the adventure that elevated his last album. [Jun 2003, p.106]
  2. Urb
    80
    The album bristles with a new urgency. [Sep 2003, p.100]
  3. Vulnerable is Tricky's most accessible album since Maxinquaye, but it has neither that album's shock of the new nor its enduring appeal.