Mojo's Scores

  • Music
For 5,222 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 70
Score distribution:
5,222 music reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By putting some warm flesh on her musical bones, Chan Marshall is punching her considerable songwriting weight. [Jan 2006, p.116]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is thrilling, incontrovertible evidence of a major new talent in our midst. [Mar 2006, p.102]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    2006's album of the year may have arrived early. [Mar 2006, p.104]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Compare this latest instalment of vivid, left-wing existentialist pop with past triumphs like Mars Audiac Quintet and Emperor Tomato Ketchup, and it's every bit as good. [Apr 2006, p.102]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album that sounds effortless, but at times almost dissyingly diverse--imagine The White Album, but made by happy people. [May 2006, p.96]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a great record for and about New Orleans and one of the best the two men have ever made. [Jun 2006, p.96]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Every time you think you've got Idlewild figured out, it zips off in a totally unexpected new direction. [Oct 2006, p.97]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album of colossal strength and maturity. [Sep 2006, p.104]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A focused tour de force. [Oct 2006, p.100]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If only all pop music could be this smart and soulful. [Dec 2006, p.106]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
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    It is Newsom's voice that provides the stunning balm to bind this strange beauty together. [Dec 2006, p.118]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is Nas's poetic erudition that makes it a stone cold classic. [Mar 2007, p.100]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The result is 31 minutes of constantly surprising music, more absorbing and less conventional than anything on their self-titled 2005 debut. [Feb 2007, p.102]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Winehouse remains one of modern music's most original voices and is now emerging as arguably the finest soul singer of her generation. [Nov 2006, p.116]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fantastic consolidation of everything good about LCD. [Apr 2007, p.108]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is unmistakeably the Arctics, only stronger, harder, sharper, faster.... An extraordinary and fulfilling sequel to their debut. [May 2007, p.100]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like [Brian Wilson's] Smile, it extends the language of pop, setting a fearsome standard for anyone equal to the challenge of matching his limitless invention. [Jun 2007, p.98]
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    • 64 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The result is their best and most thematically complete album since Achtung Baby. By turning towards their past, U2 have found their way back to the future. [Nov 2014, p.88]
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Equal parts fierce and sprightly. Excellent. [Jan 2003, p.93]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
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    The album rocks, its symphonic depth and stratosphere-surfing melodies more affecting with each subsequent listen. [Jan 2003, p.98]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Another stirring record. [Feb 2003, p.88]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There's a moving intimacy and improvisational feel to the wistful, late night, piano songs. [Apr 2003, p.108]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The album is packed with sunny tunes which carry a '60s and '70s feel, but Prewitt never coasts. [July 2002, p.104]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Musically, it's the richest record of Pulp's career.... We Love Life isn't perfect, but it is vital. [Nov 2001, p.96]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You have wit, wisdom, and yet another Adamson sonic script you wish someone would film. [Oct 2002, p.100]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Stalking drumbeats collide with lush chords and Joel Cadbury's smoky vocals for an emotionally fragile record. [May 2004, p.104]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Great tunes delivered in ways you'd never dreamed of. [Oct 2001, p.122]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best solo album of her career. [May 2003, p.90]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Promise of Love's cyclical episodes unravel at an amenable mid-pace, each one allowed just enough time to establish a mood bfore halting as over-familiarity threatens. [Jul 2003, p.101]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As a whole it lacks the unity of mood the characterised White Ladder... but there is much to love. [Dec 2002, p.106]
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