• Record Label: Nonesuch
  • Release Date: Nov 17, 2014
Metascore
84

Universal acclaim - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
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  1. Dec 8, 2014
    90
    It’s one for the wider music aficionado too though, a fine opportunity to appreciate the best band of the past 20 years.
  2. 85
    The studio cuts from this era on What's Your 20? provide a reminder of the huge contribution that the late multi-instrumentalist (and Tweedy's occasional co-writer) Jay Bennett made to Wilco's gradual shift from sour-breathed earthiness to more experimental, sophisticated and unsettled sounds.
  3. Q Magazine
    Dec 8, 2014
    80
    At every stage the songwriting is relentlessly, almost effortlessly strong. [Jan 2015, p.139]
  4. Nov 19, 2014
    80
    A well-curated hits collection.
  5. Nov 19, 2014
    80
    This is most easily recommended to casual fans and folks looking for an introduction to the group's music.
  6. Nov 19, 2014
    80
    What’s Your 20? is for the neophytes--it’s a very reasonable place to start for future generations facing down Wilco’s full catalog on Spotify.
  7. Nov 19, 2014
    75
    The upside is that they remain a compelling and unpredictable outfit even two decades into their career, but the downside is that What’s Your 20 is more or less redundant. These songs all sound so much better on their respective albums.

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