TV on the Radio - Dear Science
Critic Score
Based on 29 reviews
2008 Ratings: #4 / 778
Year End Rank: #2
User Score
Based on 310 ratings
2008 Ratings: #15
Liked by 11 people
September 22, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Interscope / Label
Dave Sitek / Producer
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CRITIC REVIEWS

92
Pitchfork

This is shit-hot thrilling music. But it's also brainy and ambivalent, and more engaging for it.

90
AllMusic

On Dear Science, the band channels its focus into lean, nimble songs with more structure and polish -- and more focus on Tunde Adepimbe's and Kyp Malone's vocals -- than any of TV on the Radio's previous work.

daFigz
90
Rated such as I have, TVOTR's 'Dear Science' is one of modern music's better examples of how musical experimentation transforms into modern art. As an aside the title reminds me of the witch that taught me "Science" in high school. She hated students. She often projected most of us would amount to nothing. Mrs. Roare... What a horrible person she was. Which concludes this tirade aimed at a person in my transformative years that sought to retard my development. An "educator" ... read more
Doofy
87
The common criticism is that this album frequently sounds too Prince indebted...but after listening to other acts like Beck and Janelle Monae really flounder doing similar, to pull off 'the Prince sound' convincingly is impressive in itself!

This album is one of the standout indie rock hit machines of the '00s with catchy tracks ('DLZ' and 'Golden Age') mixing with the band's finest ballads ('Family Tree', 'Love Dog') and the aforementioned funky moments ('Crying', 'Red Dress'). The opener ... read more
Raiksheen
80
So good
kenst
95
It's like a general exhibition center for music.
ROXAAN
40
Nice try.
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