Signed and Sealed in Blood

Dropkick Murphys

Signed and Sealed in Blood

The celtic rockers' eighth studio album was promoted by asking fans to have its artwork tattooed on themselves in exchange for having their photo appear in the liner notes

ADM rating[?]

6.6

Label
Born and Bred
UK Release date
07/01/2013
US Release date
08/01/2013
  1. 9.0 |   Tone Deaf

    Demonstrates the Dropkick Murphys capacity to continually produce high quality albums that inspire so many feelings on the emotional spectrum
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  2. 8.3 |   AltSounds

    Signed and Sealed in Blood is the epitome of that good-time ethic; concise, sentimental, but not above drinking a bottle of whiskey and brawling in the street
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  3. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    Dropkick Murphys have long made it their mission to tap into the raw emotion and rowdy spirit of the blue-collar streets of their hometown. Signed And Sealed In Blood gives that sound some teeth to match
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    An album that's sure to please Murphys fans both old and new
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  5. 7.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Every bit as hardboiled as its title would suggest
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  6. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    When the stories are this well told, it doesn’t matter that Dropkick Murphys keep re-writing them
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  7. 7.0 |   Blurt

    Yes there's very little new ground covered by the guys on this, their eighth studio album, but if it ain't broke ...
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  8. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    It works best if you party at bars with names like Paddy O'Mcskullsmashies
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  9. 7.0 |   BBC

    Delivers a mix of rousing rock songs and enough jigs and whistles to get a singsong going at one of their famous St Patrick’s Day shows
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  10. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    the album’s a solid listen, the band’s most consistent record in a while, and—more importantly—their most energetic set since Blackout
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  11. 6.0 |   State

    For all Signed & Sealed In Blood’s flaws, it’s still an easy album to love, wedged with intoxicating energy and strangely endearing anger
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  12. 6.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    There are in fairness moments where Signed And Sealed In Blood's slack approach works wonders, but all too often they're undermined by a subconscious reluctance to excel beyond the minimum requirement
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  13. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    These songs, heart-on-sleeve punk shot through with a dash of Irish folk to a one, are the sort to stand the test of time
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  14. 4.0 |   The Irish Times

    The upside: not for a second do you believe that they don’t mean it. The downside: the music is so obviously indebted, it borders on copyright infringement
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  15. 4.0 |   The Observer

    This is to punk as eye patches and toy parrots are to Somali pirates
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