Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. 86
    Though With The Tides is undoubtedly the document of a band in transition, it gracefully lacks the awkwardness that usually marks the cost of evolution. [#7, p.92]
User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. RSkells
    Nov 28, 2005
    9
    an outstanding album, plain and simple. from "loosen your hold" to "silver sun" to "nine lives" to the rockingly outstanding "colours in an outstanding album, plain and simple. from "loosen your hold" to "silver sun" to "nine lives" to the rockingly outstanding "colours in waves", this is a tight, concise album with no filler. its moody yet upbeat, joyful and sad. the contradictions do not spell confusion or a lack of focus. they simply show honesty, something missing in mainstream music today. Full Review »
  2. Calle
    Apr 16, 2005
    9
    By it! Great surf-style music wich make you wanne up and jump! Really great atmosphere thru the whole album, with different styles and By it! Great surf-style music wich make you wanne up and jump! Really great atmosphere thru the whole album, with different styles and different....whatever. LOVE IT! Full Review »
  3. Joris
    Mar 20, 2005
    10
    Thought I should give this album juwt a listen but fell in love with it. Blown away by tracks like Loosen Your hold, Nine Lives, Same Old Thought I should give this album juwt a listen but fell in love with it. Blown away by tracks like Loosen Your hold, Nine Lives, Same Old Story, Colours In Waves and pretty much the rest of the album. And then there's that Radiohead-ish Threadbare; what a riff! One big word: HUGE. One of the best bands you have never heard of I guess Full Review »