Walk the River - Guillemots
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8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

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  1. May 14, 2012
    8
    it isn't Through the Windowpane, but it's a much stronger album than Red was. i love the delicate nature of Fyfe's voice, and there are certain moments when the music near about knocks me off my feet orgasmically (particularly the guitar solo in Vermillion). all in all, this is a beautiful record.
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68

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 16
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  1. May 17, 2012
    70
    'Walk The River' is defiantly sky-punching stuff, chipping away at its own corner of neoclassicism between latter-day Pulp and late-80s Tears For Fears and displaying not only an excess of soaring Dangerfield vocals but also plenty of roaring guitars...and deftly-exploring haunt-pop suss.
  2. May 17, 2012
    80
    [Walk the River]is not for the faint-hearted but it's certainly for the soft-hearted - three albums along, they still feed our hunger for the big, the wild and the honest.
  3. May 17, 2012
    59
    For a band that once stood out for its too-much-ness, Walk the River now gives us too much of the wrong things: too many midtempo songs, too many minor-key acoustic strums, too many codas that outstay their welcome without really connecting.