The Independent on Sunday (UK)'s Scores

  • Music
For 789 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 40% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 One Day I'm Going To Soar
Lowest review score: 20 Last Night on Earth
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 14 out of 789
789 music reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Throughout the exquisitely mournful Violet Cries, Rachel Davies issues Cassandra-like predictions of woe and mayhem, while Thomas Fisher's filigree guitars shimmer like sunset on a lake.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Built for repeat listening, this will keep on giving. Don't you just hate it when the hype is right?
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The soundtrack to Jennifer Aniston. Nice. Attractive. Hygienic.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Right at the end of what is officially the most depressing month of the year comes a shaft of unadulterated sunshine.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's no "Chasing Pavements"-style killer, but she has murdered the Cure's "Lovesong" using Heart FM-friendly jazz-lite as her weapon.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    In the main, she remains stylistically faithful to the originals.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Here, Beam adds funky Stevie Wonder synths to the mix. And marimba. Lots of marimba.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's lovely to fall asleep to. Which is a compliment, not a complaint.
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