Enthusiastic praise with harsh review ratings.
|Sydney Opera House.|
"One of the world's greatest landmarks, a UNESCO world heritage site,
and a finalist in the 'New 7 Wonders Of The World Contest'. 4/5"
‘...one of my favourite records of all time. 4/5’
Giving 4 out of 5 to 'one of your favourite records of all time' just seems a bit stingy to me. I'm baffled by the number of reviewers who leave extremely praiseworthy comments, and yet for some reason they then award a less than generous rating, so in honour of this weird practice here's another round-up where I once again put the spotlight on positive reviews with unduly harsh ratings.
First up is the hauntingly beautiful song 'Liar' by the brilliantly talented Australian singer/songwriter Cypher. You can download the song for free from the Triple J Unearthed website, but in the mean time, here are a few review quotes which demonstrate what I'm getting at: