Reviews of U2's 2000 album All That You Can't Leave Behind.
All Music Guide: All That You Can't Leave Behind
Stephen Thomas Erlewine's review: "a clever and craftsmanlike record, filled with nifty twists in the arrangements, small sonic details and colors." 4 out of 5 stars.
Music-Critic.com: All That You Can't Leave Behind
James Good's review: "U2 seems to have rediscovered it's the songwriting that matters and with this new release, the writing combined with various musical influences and arrangements, makes an effort to reassure its core fan foundation they can walk the fence and be the U2 of 10 years ago as well as the U2 of this decade." Rating: 4/5.
New York Magazine: All That You Can't Leave Behind
Robert Levine's review: "It's a simpler songwriter's album from a band that sounds like it has lost faith in anything fancier."
Pitchfork: All That You Can't Leave Behind
Brent DiCrescenzo's review: "In searching so hard for their souls, U2 have hacked away their flesh and skull, leaving a lobotomized approximation of glory." Rating: 5/10.
Playlouder : All That You Can't Leave Behind
John Williamson's review: "U2 at both their best and worst: as a piece of product, it is robust and dependable, on an artistic level it is a snack rather than a meal."
Rolling Stone: All That You Can't Leave Behind
James Hunter's review: "U2 distill two decades of music-making into the illusion of effortlessness usually only possible from veterans. The album represents the most uninterrupted collection of strong melodies U2 have ever mounted.." 4 out of 5 stars.
Jam: All That You Can't Leave Behind
John Sakamoto's review: "All That You Can't Leave Behind leaves behind an impression that even the group's staunchest critics would not apply to any other U2 album: That this is the sound of a band that has lost its nerve." (October 28, 2000)
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