BBC Music's Scores

  • Music
For 1,831 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 68% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 28% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 What's Going On [40th Anniversary Edition]
Lowest review score: 20 If Not Now, When?
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 1831
1,831 music reviews
    • 39 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Sweet 7 doesn’t sell the Sugababes as individuals or as a brand.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Fortune is never terrible. It just feels cripplingly pointless.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    There’s nothing wrong with experimentation, and a handful of rock tracks here could have worked well. But to make a whole album based around a sound Lil Wayne is so inexperienced with is simply outrageous.
    • 34 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Disappointing fare from Britpop revivalists on the receiving end of critical vitriol.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    This Stockton-on-Tees septet's stoic, gritty, blue-collar sound, somewhere between rock, soul and folk, between those old stalwarts "rebel rock" and "dad rock."
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    He does the classics to an accomplished standard – some perfunctory and forgettable, some bubbling deliciously – and everything is professionally packaged.