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To The Bone

Steven Wilson

To The Bone

Fifth studio album of progressive pop from the Porcupine Tree founder

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  1. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Steven Wilson proves that an artist can venture into uncharted musical waters, even 30 years into their career, for ambitious and vibrant results like these
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    There are flashes of pop brilliance. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Keeps its pop and prog influences in a near perfect balance. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   The Music

    Displays his unmatched knack for crafting intelligent, classy, catchy and powerful progressive rock music
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  5. 8.0 |   All Music

    This is the most "song"-oriented record in Wilson's catalog. Each tune could have been recorded in a vacuum
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  6. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    No matter what styles he tries, Wilson excels
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  7. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    An excellent introduction to the qualities that make Steven Wilson such an important songwriter and producer in modern music, prog or otherwise
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  8. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Melancholy defines Wilson’s music, no matter the project, which makes the unapologetic happiness of To the Bone a welcome entry into his catalogue
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  9. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The record may not achieve the same graceful apogee as Wilson’s previous album, but his songcraft remains stronger than ever
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  10. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    Polished prog-pop which only occasionally captures that desired blend of exploration and pop appeal
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  11. 5.0 |   The Quietus

    Prog rock comes round again, with glimpses of greatness buried in disappointment
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  12. 4.0 |   The Irish Times

    Embedded mostly in prog rock, however, the album rarely casts off the yoke of its many influences, which is fine if you’re into Yes or Marillion, but a major irritant if you’re not
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  13. 4.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Steven Wilson is capable of producing a great pop album, but this sure as hell isn’t it
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