Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. Their worst album so far.... Too much of the album ("Expecting," "Aluminum," "I Can't Wait," "I Can Learn") wallows in an odd, crusty hard-rock haze.
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 148 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 56 out of 64
  2. Negative: 5 out of 64
  1. May 26, 2014
    8
    Started listening to White Stripes from their last album backwards (got into them via Icky Thump). It's hard to find any real flaw with WhiteStarted listening to White Stripes from their last album backwards (got into them via Icky Thump). It's hard to find any real flaw with White Blood Cells. Plenty of likable tracks through out and it's very enjoyable listening all the way through. It's definitely worth buying. Full Review »
  2. Apr 14, 2012
    10
    This album really leaves you speechless at how great it sounds. You don't hear albums like this everyday, as White Blood Cells defines who theThis album really leaves you speechless at how great it sounds. You don't hear albums like this everyday, as White Blood Cells defines who the White Stripes are really. Key Tracks: "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground", "Hotel Yorba", "Fell in Love with a Girl", "We're Going to Be Friends", "This Protector" Full Review »
  3. Oct 19, 2011
    10
    Absolutely brilliant album. For most bands, a masterpiece like this would be their best album but Elephant makes this band an exception. JackAbsolutely brilliant album. For most bands, a masterpiece like this would be their best album but Elephant makes this band an exception. Jack White is one of music's biggest genius's and White Blood Cells was the first clear representation of that Full Review »