Wilderness

Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. The music is happy and content, the sound of both success and the comfort of being established enough to make an album entirely for yourself.
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    The lascivious lyrics have gone, replaced by monotone melancholic musings on love and loss that initially grate, but actually compliment the minimalist cello and piano arrangements. [Oct 2008, p.139]
  3. Mojo
    40
    In Anderson's own context, it's slight, awkward stuff. [Oct 2008, p.110]
  4. Brett Anderson has reached a creative menopause.
  5. Uncut
    40
    Ten years on, that Britpop hangover won't shift. [Oct 2008, p.81]
  6. At best, his words are boring, silly or totally forgettable.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. VerminDeathstack
    Oct 29, 2008
    8
    A very easy on the ear album, this one. It sort of slips past, each song folding nicely into the next. The simplistic style lends itself A very easy on the ear album, this one. It sort of slips past, each song folding nicely into the next. The simplistic style lends itself perfectly to Anderson Full Review »