Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 72 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 67 out of 72
  2. Negative: 2 out of 72

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  1. Feb 19, 2013
    10
    No filler on this bad boy. Brilliant. Found the album compelling from start to finish. Guitars Guitars Guitars. Wonderful album one cannot tire of listening to anytime of the day!
  2. Aug 27, 2010
    9
    Fun-filled, eccentric and recaptivating the Nick Cave poetry, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! stands as a pivotal moment in Cave's catalogue. Grinding off his side project's aesthetic, the funk-ridden cheer of Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! doesn't compare to the genius of Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus... but hey, it's a hell of a ride!
  3. Mar 6, 2012
    9
    A really strong record and one of the best he's produced during his pretty impressive career . He really gets the balance right on this one between strangeness and pure class. You can hear the time and care put into the song writing. Not only are the lyrics great but there are plenty of tunes on here too. More News from Nowhere is a classic. Highly recommended.
Metascore
87

Universal acclaim - based on 32 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Even if Prince, Madonna, Paul Weller, Shane MacGowan, Ice-T and Michael Jackson got together to form a freakish supergroup, they’d struggle to make an album containing as much vitality, humour and invention as Cave and his wizened cronies have.
  2. It’s not surprising, then, that a number of the tunes on Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! sound familiar. Besides the ones that sound like rewrites of Iggy Pop and Leonard Cohen rewrites, Cave and crew aren’t above recycling their own work--'More News From Nowhere' is just a riff on 'Deanna.'
  3. Musically, the album is a triumph from first to last.