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  • Record Label: DFA
  • Release Date: May 24, 2011
Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. Q Magazine
    May 31, 2011
    60
    It's hard work at times, but ultimately adventurous and rewarding. [Jun 2011, p.120]
  2. Uncut
    May 23, 2011
    60
    While the likes of Living It Out are perfecting mutant disco, Rostron's self-consciousness means this expertly produced set suffers from too much quirkiness. [Jun 2011, p.93]
  3. Mojo
    May 18, 2011
    60
    Though the bleak, froideur-laden Going Wrong and Milky Blau also impress, here are moments when W reneges on Doorway's great promise. [Jun 2011, p.105]
  4. May 18, 2011
    60
    Less pretension, more tickling the perimeter of pop perfection next time please, Planningtorock--you can skip the beer belly though.
User Score
7.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Nov 15, 2011
    8
    I will try to write this review without mentioning a singer with whom Planningtorock aka Janine Rostron is compared far too often not to theI will try to write this review without mentioning a singer with whom Planningtorock aka Janine Rostron is compared far too often not to the advantage of the latter (hint for those who know little about what is going on in music recently: they collaborated on a 2010 album about Richard Dawkinsâ Full Review »
  2. Sep 18, 2011
    8
    Planningtorock - The Breaks might just be my new favourite song of 2011. Doorway, Manifesto and 9 gel nicely. Planningtorock's music videosPlanningtorock - The Breaks might just be my new favourite song of 2011. Doorway, Manifesto and 9 gel nicely. Planningtorock's music videos flair an incredible art. Full Review »