E! Online's Scores

  • Music
For 787 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 72% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 24% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Idlewild
Lowest review score: 0 Results May Vary
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 11 out of 787
787 music reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Pawn Shoppe Heart is all sensational glam riffs and massive shout-along choruses.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Combines Beach Boys harmonies, Pink Floyd-influenced orchestral rock and the lonely-heart vocal style of such '70s icons as Big Star and Neil Young.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    More realized than 2002's In Search Of..., they hit all of their marks, rubbing guitar licks against '70s funk and sexy R&B that's bound to get any club flying high.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Confirming everything that is great about Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, Come with Us is equal measures driving rhythms and euphoric, widescreen melodies.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A majority of By the Way features astoundingly wise steps in new, mature directions.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you haven't already pledged your allegiance to Radiohead, this isn't gonna turn you.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A winning combo of thick club cuts, hands-in-the-air call-outs, pop ingenuity and a perfect balance of entertainment and realism in his rhymes.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Her most far-out R&B work to date.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Unlike so many other cut-and-paste experiments, this actually sounds like music and not a clever science project.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Hearing the bare-bones "Across the Universe" or a de-orchestrated "The Long and Winding Road" is revelatory.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Stereo] is brimming with expressive, beautifully articulated songs that speak to both sides of his personality.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    LL does DEFinition with a superstar panache that never gets into that dangerously cheesy Will Smith territory and keeps it streetwise without putting on a front.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A well-crafted mix of hardcore bluster, determined melody and anthemic grandness that boasts depth and texture rarely heard from the Warped Tour ilk.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Starsailor] sounds more confident than ever.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Double the pleasure, double the fun? Definitely, definitely.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Costello's most exciting album in ages.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The audio equivalent of a warm bubble bath.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It's as gripping as N.W.A.'s groundbreaking Straight Outta Compton.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The Killers sound like a delicious puree of Blur, Pulp and the Cure, loading Hot Fuss with stylish synth-pop effects and big blazing choruses.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It's the album you wish the Strokes would've made.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Fans of the Icelandic wonder's more orchestral tunes might think there's something missing here. Well, unless they're too busy being totally blown away.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It's killer stuff for any frame of mind.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    If you've got the time to dig in, Frances the Mute proves a cohesive, intricate and expertly layered experience.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Are you listening, Quentin Tarantino? Here's the soundtrack to your next movie.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The official return of the DMB shows them in full force and stretching way Up.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    You'll be left wondering why other bands aren't so daring.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
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    A sprawling, varied disc that's as laid-back as a cool summer afternoon.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The Back Room is a fine album that proves you can look backward while paving the way forward.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Songs like "Invincible" and "Do What You Want" don't disappoint and should be on the playlist for any retro dance party.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [Gray has] stepped up his own game with richer production, bigger arrangements and a renewed sense of purpose that makes songs like "Alibi" and "Disappearing World" sound like his most epic work yet.