Cuts Across The Land


Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. They've got an amazing musical connection between them and its evident on this tight, pulsating, thumping record.
  2. Urb
    A reminder of artists like the Breeders. [Mar 2006, p.122]
  3. Cuts Across the Land is a strong, self-assured debut, even if the Duke Spirit needs to work a little harder to escape the long shadow of their forebears.
  4. Alternative Press
    Should you find yourself craving the fleeting rush of a dark, well-crafted pop song, Cuts Across The Land does wonders for, well, the spirit. [May 2006, p.176]
  5. Under The Radar
    Decidedly raw and unprocessed. [#13, p.91]
  6. Cuts Across offers a surprisingly persuasive clutch of rock ‘n roll that beg for barnstorming live performances.
  7. Despite the blemishes, Cuts Across the Land is a surprisingly galvanized and consistent offering.
  8. An energised and impassioned, justly confident debut.
  9. A melodic masterpiece of boldly indignant malevolent spite.
  10. Q Magazine
    A commanding debut. [Jun 2005, p.113]
  11. Cuts Across the Land is an impressive debut from a promisingly assured and frequently striking group.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. tim
    Feb 20, 2007
    Great record. Her voice is pure and lovly
  2. GinaT
    May 9, 2006
    Cuts rocks and swings, has personality, and and updates beautifully tastemaking sounds!
  3. Michael
    May 8, 2006
    seriously one of my favorite albums this year . . . really fun band live.