Ladytron

Ladytron - Ladytron
Critic Score
Based on 16 reviews
2019 Ratings: #507 / 792
User Score
Based on 169 ratings
2019 Ratings: #748
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Guardian

Their eponymous return is an immersive, invigorating and convincingly brooding stomp of disenfranchisement.

80
musicOMH

There’s nothing really vanguard here, but that is most likely because Ladytron have already blazed that trail. All in all, an accomplished return, and a welcome and relatable one for these dismal times.

80
AllMusic

A welcome return, Ladytron is a remarkably consistent and engaging album that befits the band's status as synth pop veterans.

77
Pitchfork

A dystopian band for dystopian times, Ladytron return with an angry, pitiless, evil-sounding record whose nihilism presents them as sirens of the apocalypse.

75
The Line of Best Fit

Long term fans won’t learn anything new here, but a good Ladytron album is better than no Ladytron album, and seeing how they didn't even seem to exist a few years ago, this is something to be thankful for.

75
Spectrum Culture

Ladytron’s commitment to its sound provides cohesion to the tracks, but it also means they often run the risk of sounding repetitive or recycled sounds.

70
Drowned in Sound

At 13 songs it's an eventful ride and one that takes repeated listens to really click but once it does, Ladytron makes all the right noises in all the right places.

65
Under The Radar

Longtime fans will not be disappointed with anything on Ladytron, and anyone who likes slickly produced alternative synth pop with waves of industrial and danceable beats will find a lot to like about it.

60
God Is in the TV

It’s great to have Ladytron back after such a long hiatus and this record shows that both their powerful lyrics and their skill at creating mystical sci-fi soundscapes are abilities they can still showcase.

60
Loud and Quiet

It’s not an album to instigate any roaring “les gilets jaunes” movement, but after almost 20 years of playing it cool, Ladytron’s uncharacteristic restlessness suits them.

60
The Skinny

If you're already invested in Ladytron's icy yet sleek sound, then their eponymous sixth album is a welcome if not wholly groundbreaking return.

60
The Observer

Too many of the other songs here drift past perfectly pleasantly, without enough of a hook to snag the imagination.

ElectricMess
NR

Too long and repetitive, but Tower of Glass is a great song

merduardo
80

'Ladytron' não é gótico, futurista ou edgy como o Velocifero, o 604 ou Light & Magic, ele evoca um pouco do som experimentado no Witching Hour sem deixar de lado o rumo tomado pelo experimental Gravity the Seducer, trazendo muito pouco de original, mas ainda assim se firmando como um retorno glorioso depois de um hiato de 8 anos.

Fav tracks: Figurine, The Island, Tower of Glass, Deadzone, Far From Home e Run
Least fav: Horrorscope

Doofy
NR

An ok sound, if over familiar, but damn if the song writing isn’t formulaic as all hell.

Genre: Big n' Bland

NR

merduardo
80

'Ladytron' não é gótico, futurista ou edgy como o Velocifero, o 604 ou Light & Magic, ele evoca um pouco do som experimentado no Witching Hour sem deixar de lado o rumo tomado pelo experimental Gravity the Seducer, trazendo muito pouco de original, mas ainda assim se firmando como um retorno glorioso depois de um hiato de 8 anos.

Fav tracks: Figurine, The Island, Tower of Glass, Deadzone, Far From Home e Run
Least fav: Horrorscope

RyanDWessel
60

"The Island" is probably the greatest song this band has ever made. With that being said, this album was unfortunately not up to par.

Schmedess
79

The 6th Studio album by synth pop/ new wave duo Ladytron is back after an 8 year studio album silence with their self titled record, and it’s pretty great.
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Ladytron brings a synth wave sound on this record and it’s pretty relevant on almost every track. “The Island” really shoves this influence in your face. With a little Gorillaz in there as well. The vocals sound a lot like The Cranberries as the other songs do as well. The track is super catchy and easily one of the ... read more

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Added on: October 13, 2018