A Totally Subjective Round-Up of Brian Wilson/Beach Boys News, Gossip & Trivia

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Top Music Blog Cites MetaCritic On SMiLE

COOLFER “Is Brian Wilson’s Smile the best album of the decade? It tops the list of highest scored albums at MetaCritic.com with a 97, which ties it with the 97 given to Loretta Lynn’s Van Lear Rose and Led Zeppelin’s How The West Was Won (which for whatever reason are ranked at #2 and #3). Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois(e) ranks as MetaCritic’s top album of 2005 with a score of 90 (its user rating is 8.7). My Morning Jacket’s Z is close behind at 89 (but its user rating is down at 8.3). MetaCritic ranks titles based on average scores of various album reviews.”