- Ceremonials

Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on 23 reviews
2011 Rank: #115 / 872
USER SCORE
78
Based on
179 ratings

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dyelir
63
Despite the calling card single, "Shake It Out", this album feels like a compilation of songs that are too alike for their own good. If it does anything well, Ceremonials showcases Florence Welch's behemoth pipes, a voice that can be heard for miles. However, as her contemporary Adele Adkins has confirmed, you can't carry an album on vocals alone.
gssantanaa
95
An obscure and adventurous album with a depth and majestic meaning. Florence's best album is still a box with several secrets to discover.
gabrielfobico
92
Only If For A Night - 0.93/1.00
Shake It Out - 0.98/1.00
What The Water Gave Me - 0.94/1.00
Never Let Me Go - 0.86/1.00
Breaking Down - 0.90/1.00
Lover To Lover - 0.78/1.00
No Light, No Light - 1.00/1.00
Seven Devils - 0.95/1.00
Heartlines - 0.92/1.00
Spectrum - 0.99/1.00
All This And Heaven Too - 0.88/1.00
Leave My Body - 0.90/1.00
zaxapitsa
85
This is a beast of an album.
99
Pound the drums, pluck the harp! Florence is here, and she's here to stay. The band's sophomore effort transcends further into a magical euphoria, with grandiose arrangements and Welch's remarkable voice belting out their best lyrics yet. This is a must for all baroque listeners. Florence is a legend in the making, and Ceremonials is a testament.
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 26 - A.V. Club
# 13 - Amazon
# 15 - Bigger Than The Sound
# 8 - Billboard
# 28 - Clash
# 31 - NME
# 25 - PopMatters
# 11 - Pretty Much Amazing
# 1 - Q Magazine
# 27 - Rolling Stone
# 22 - Slant
# 20 - The Fly
# 2 - TIME
# 13 - Under the Radar
MISC LISTS
# 8 - NPR Listeners
Track List
  1. Only If for Night
  2. Shake It Out 
  3. What The Water Gave Me 
  4. Never Let Me Go 
  5. Breaking Down 
  6. Lover to Lover 
  7. No Light No Light 
  8. Seven Devils
  9. Heartline 
  10. Spectrum 
  11. All This and Heaven Too 
  12. Leave My Body


Added on: September 13, 2011