Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
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  1. Mojo
    Jun 17, 2013
    This pared back approach, which lends parts of the record a "dancier" vibe, may not suit all fans of his singular debut. [Jul 2013, p.85]
  2. Q Magazine
    Jun 17, 2013
    It may be a little too low-key for its own good--Four Tet explores similar territory with more urgency--but it's full of dog-eared charm. [Jul 2013, p.104]
  3. Jun 11, 2013
    The album was inspired by world travel, but it has a pleasantly isolated feel: a portable home, conjured between headphones.
  4. Jun 6, 2013
    Sadly, despite the instrumental samples that appear to have been plucked from all continents (maybe excluding Antarctica), much of the rest of the album is difficult to engage with.
  5. Jun 10, 2013
    The surreal strings on "We Work Nights," the doubled percussion on "An English House" and the sultry, repetitive warble on closer "Reprise" give the release a much needed kick, but Half of Where You Live still lacks the strength it needs.

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