Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
Buy On
  1. 83
    On her first two albums, this Disney star never shook the moonlighting-actor vibe; on When the Sun Goes Down, though, she sounds fully invested in tart electro-disco ditties like ''Bang Bang Bang,'' which strongly recalls La Roux's ''Bulletproof.''
  2. Jun 30, 2011
    80
    For now, as long as she makes records as good and as much fun as When the Sun Goes Down, everything will be fine.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 492 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Jun 29, 2011
    10
    This album is definitively much better than her last two, it has a more mature sound and better vocals. She has more input in this album andThis album is definitively much better than her last two, it has a more mature sound and better vocals. She has more input in this album and actually co-writing some of the songs. It's different in a good way, she is growing into a serious artist for sure. Full Review »
  2. Jun 30, 2011
    10
    This album is amazing! The first time selena gomez as a confident artist. This album is sweet and sexy with a hint of fun to it. Def. betterThis album is amazing! The first time selena gomez as a confident artist. This album is sweet and sexy with a hint of fun to it. Def. better than her last two albums. Full Review »
  3. Sep 20, 2015
    0
    This totally trash. This girl can't sing, dance or act. She shouldn't have a career at all in this industry. A shame some people can't seeThis totally trash. This girl can't sing, dance or act. She shouldn't have a career at all in this industry. A shame some people can't see that. But well, hopefully she quits her career for good. Full Review »