Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
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  1. Feb 3, 2015
    80
    Setting banjos and bonfires aside, the folk roots are now replaced by a rich baroque pop accompanying a dark ride inside Huebert's mind.
  2. Jan 22, 2015
    80
    What's on the surface is arresting, but there's far more to discover deep inside.
  3. Jan 20, 2015
    80
    Like most of the delightfully bleak Nervous, it's both dense and impossibly airy, like a storm cloud about to blow.
  4. Jan 20, 2015
    80
    With each song finely crafted and composed, Nervous is an exploration of sonic tension that ultimately wrings beauty from an undesirable situation.
  5. Feb 10, 2015
    70
    Nervous comes three-plus years after 2011's Keep Away the Dead and showcases the same organic leap in emotion and energy that characterized the difference from the first two.
  6. Jan 20, 2015
    70
    Much of Nervous is a little heavy for what is, on the surface at least, a gentle, lilting folk inflected album. However, there are moments of utter joyfulness to be found.
  7. Jan 20, 2015
    70
    The songs might not be classics quite yet but the sounds on offer here suggest that the best of Siskiyou might yet be ahead.
  8. Jan 29, 2015
    60
    The songwriting doesn’t quite match the ambitions here, and that gives the LP a transitory feel--that, too, may be fitting, given Huebert’s long season.

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