Classic Rock Magazine's Scores

  • Music
For 594 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 39% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Sound System [Box Set]
Lowest review score: 20 What About Now
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 5 out of 594
594 music reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    A parade of beige pop numbers that even Taylor Swift would turn down for being too generic. [May 2013, p.86]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Maybe hilariously, considering the video-friendly drama being aimed at, First You Break It conjures images of Justin Bieber when he makes that inevitable nasty rock album, cavorting in a black puddle. [Summer 2013, p.89]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Songs Of Innocence is stricken with lethargy, with a level of aspiration that extends as far as Coldplay and never explores further. [Nov 2014, p.93]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    As a trad dad pastiche it isn’t funny enough, and as a parallel career it’s a painful vanity project. Either way, avoid.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Their most self-important but least memorable, engaging or relevant album yet. [Apr 2013, p.98]
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