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 2.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Gorillaz
Lowest review score: 0 Results May Vary
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 11 out of 787
787 music reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    One listen, and you'll be hooked on the happiness.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Simply the Flaming Lips doing what they do best, which is being beautifully weird and loving every minute of it.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    A set of really great songs.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    [An] elegant mix of jazz, electronica and lush gospel choruses.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    [This] downcast disc is actually an improvement on its predecessor.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The four-piece has transformed into a genuine powerhouse, blowing away any so-called new rock revolution contenders with lovely melodies and effortless intensity.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Evokes Jamiroquai, Steely Dan and Curtis Mayfield--all at the same time.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Holland gracefully achieves the spookiness and timelessness artists like Tori Amos and Cat Power have been chasing for years.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    If there's a touchstone band for this album, it's Little Creatures-era Talking Heads cranking out songs that are joyously eccentric, celebratory and catchy.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
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    A sprawling, varied disc that's as laid-back as a cool summer afternoon.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It's a rootsy, honest album in the simple tradition of Hank Williams and Jimmie Rodgers.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Beck's best when he's tweaking music he has a genuine interest in, giving new humor and affection to his nasty grooves.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Give it a couple of spins, and you'll find it's completely mind-blowing.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Simply great.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Instantly engaging, and totally engrossing over time.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 58 Critic Score
    Ultimately, it's hard to shake the feeling that something is missing.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    There are some impossibly fun tunes in the mix.... But will this album really change your life? No.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It delivers the ultimate knockout--sticky R&B grooves and a heavenly falsetto that point to greats like Marvin Gaye ("Soul Sista") and Stevie Wonder ("Queen Sanity").
    • 82 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    This set of songs comes with a chill of morbidity that's hard to shake.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Cookie drips with R&B, hip-hop, Latin grooves, experimental jazz, blues and techno tidbits for yummy multilayered goodness.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Whether the songs get a grimy edge or sweet touch, the textured album leaves Shadows as a bright spot in the singer-songwriter genre.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Get past the dark stuff and Demon Days reveals a stash of songs that are more fun than a Hong Kong Phooey marathon.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Melodically exquisite, this is a triumph of minimalism.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Over the years, it might not stand up to classics such as Nebraska or The River, but the The Rising gives us something more important right now: a reason to believe.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Gorgeous and intimate, the 14 songs on her debut disc ache with romantic maturity and a smart, slow-jam sexiness that belies the fact that, at 22, Jones is hardly older than Britney.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 67 Critic Score
    Teeters on '80s synth cheese every now and again.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Amazing collaborations that emphasize the veteran band's rich Latin and blues roots.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    What sets Silent Alarm apart, however, is the presence of singer Kele Okereke, who has a dazzlingly elastic voice like the Cure's Robert Smith.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    A far more streamlined affair, songs stretch out into dreamy extended jams that make bossa nova rhythms, sizzling electronics and screeching metal guitars seem like perfectly acceptable bedfellows.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's quite possibly his best album since 1982's Nebraska.