Young the Giant

User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 28 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 28
  2. Negative: 2 out of 28
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  1. Nov 9, 2012
    5
    A light alternative record with a few good songs that basically lacks kick and feels recycled from Radiohead.
Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
  1. Dec 7, 2011
    60
    There's an unquestionably seductive flow about Young the Giant's debut that's sure to lure in many wandering postmodern rock children, looking for alternatives beyond the same old blockbuster bands name-checked above.
  2. Aug 29, 2011
    40
    Sometimes they sound like an anaemic Coldplay; at others they're a sweatier version of the Shins.
  3. Mojo
    Aug 26, 2011
    60
    California five-piece coming soon to a stadium near you. [Sept. 2011, p. 100]