Shredding Paper's Scores

  • Music
For 13 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 53% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 66
Highest review score: 90 The Coast Is Never Clear
Lowest review score: 30 Mink Car
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
13 music reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best independent rock records of the year. [#11]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If there is a problem with Expressive, it's that it now sounds as if Bianchi may be copping to trends.... But overall, the moody synthetics suit his style. [#11]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The arrangements are subtle but complete, creating a thickly romantic feeling that provides an excellent backdrop for Staples' soul-drenched voice. [#11]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Mix equal parts Northern Soul-era Verve with the expansive psychedelia of Spiritualized and you've pretty much nailed it. [#11]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Doesn't come together as a cohesive effort, as a number of songs just don't fit in. [#11]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A solid collection of simple pop tunes. [#11]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    That dirty "sellout" feeling does go away with time, as the subtle touches and clever songwriting ease some of Folds' production changes. [#11]
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    • 55 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Solid, if somewhat dated, material. [#11]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The first half of the CD starts off with a bang and then goes through a louge and soundtrack-like transition. [#11]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If there is a problem with Rejected Unknown, it is the similarity of Johnston's melodies and delivery.
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The whole thing seems uninspired. [#11]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Get Ready has all the charm of those Old Navy ads we keep seeing on the telly. [#11]
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    • 60 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Mink Car is all been-there-done-that. [#11]
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