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7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

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77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

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  1. Dec 7, 2011
    80
    This strong, satisfying, often stunning third release proves he can deliver the goods.
  2. Aug 4, 2011
    70
    W.A.R. is only his third project in over ten years. If you're going to pursue quality over quantity you better deliver quality, and thankfully W.A.R. is nothing but quality.
  3. Jun 9, 2011
    60
    Undoubtedly ambitious, drawing on soul, jazz and squalling rock, the best moments keep the focus on Monche's own voice, with Shine's radical poetry reminiscent of veteran firebrands The Last Poets. [May 2011, p.112]