Drawer B's Scores

  • Music
For 121 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 41% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 9.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Kill The Moonlight
Lowest review score: 10 Don't Believe The Truth
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 73 out of 121
  2. Negative: 21 out of 121
121 music reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    If you take Sharpen Your Teeth as the superfluous wank-off side-project that it is, you won’t be as offended by its utter lack of imagination and artistry.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    I’m just astounded by how bad this album actually is.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    For every badass mind-fuck like “Out Of The Races And Onto The Tracks”, there are twice as many unlistenable duds in the band’s arsenal.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Everything that was great about De-Loused in the Comatorium is blatantly absent, while all of the negatives now protrude like barnacled tumors.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    So what’s the appeal? Sure, there’s a kitsch factor, and her fearlessness exhibits a respectful amount of bravado, I suppose. But none of that changes the fact that the music is insipid and boring, “sexually explicit lyrics” and all.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    It is pure fluff. And pretty awful fluff at that.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The tempos all too often meander into directionless drones, while the vocals portray a thin, bratty, post-punk posturing that tends to grate when not underpinned by a catchy chorus.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    So, yes, these songs have melodies and choruses, but they are so trite and played-out that even the fifteen-year-olds that this is written for will smell something fishy in their neatly packaged emotional escapism.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The weird thing is, without Hawkin's ridiculous vocals, most of these songs would have been sure-fire hits, if only they'd been released twenty years ago.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    The album definitely has a few remarkable moments, but it’s really just not very good.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Kathleen Hanna’s girlish yelp grates more than usual, practically bereft of charm, and her bandmates can barely write a functional song much less play one.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Plans is ultimately a pretty boring album, and the primary reason is its lack of diversity.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    Where melody, mood, and technique dominated Logic, Without Feathers sinks into a tuneless no man’s land.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    Mediocre melodies ride atop formulaic songwriting.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    It’s trite rehash after trite rehash followed by pointless filler.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    For the life of me I cannot fathom how people can claim this album is any sort of return to form.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 20 Critic Score
    A sad stab at gimmicky duets with Justin Timberlake and obnoxious production by The Neptunes.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    A pompous, painfully tacky string of infomercial rock.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 10 Critic Score
    This is just an awful display of gratuitous self-indulgence.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Despite Hamilton's grittiest vocals to date, Size Matters is inarguably watered-down and bland.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    A classic case of style over substance.