Metascore
84

Universal acclaim - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. Yoshimi has its moments, but it sounds like leftover brilliance from its older, better brother, padded out with filler to make a new album.
  2. Magnet
    60
    Listening to Coyne retreat behind the faux-Power Rangers horror-movie shtick he's created here is puzzling and ultimately disappointing. [#55, p.73]
  3. While appreciating Yoshimi for its merits poses little problem, actually enjoying it is more difficult.
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 123 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 42 out of 47
  2. Negative: 2 out of 47
  1. Sep 7, 2010
    10
    an incredibly beautiful album. Fight Test kicks things off strongly and the music never weakens. Yoshimi is catchy, mysterious, mesmerizing,an incredibly beautiful album. Fight Test kicks things off strongly and the music never weakens. Yoshimi is catchy, mysterious, mesmerizing, and so much more. I find it almost impossible to compare this to, frankly, anything... The Flaming Lips arrive officially with this effort. Full Review »
  2. Nov 2, 2011
    8
    Yoshimi has already made history and I am truly happy that louds of people will discover it for itâ
  3. Jun 13, 2015
    10
    What are Flaming Lips? In this record they are a band playing in a dreamlike universe made of childhood aspirations and sterling naivety, aWhat are Flaming Lips? In this record they are a band playing in a dreamlike universe made of childhood aspirations and sterling naivety, a band experimenting with plastic beats and gummy sounds without forgetting that the core of all music are emotions, a band that studied psychedelic music and updated it. Full Review »