Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. Possibly a step forward from The Boatman's Call, but far from being a return to form.
  2. Alternative Press
    60
    Occasionally he resembles a Pakistani Bryan Ferry. Is this a good thing? It is if you like Pakistani Bryan Ferrys. [#155, p.70]
  3. Entertainment Weekly
    42
    Cave's songs once conjured eternity. Now they just feel like one. [13 Apr 2001, p.76]
  4. Blender
    40
    No More suffers from a relentless sense of goth gloom that's as claustrophobic as a church confessional. [Jun/Jul 2001, p.107]
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 51 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 17
  2. Negative: 1 out of 17
  1. Aug 27, 2010
    5
    A major letdown from the genius of The Boatman's Call and setting lower standards for genuine stripped-down records, but, Cave never being oneA major letdown from the genius of The Boatman's Call and setting lower standards for genuine stripped-down records, but, Cave never being one to disappoint, delivers it good when it's good. Full Review »
  2. madsl
    Mar 10, 2007
    4
    It's simply beyond me while a lot of cave fans cherish this close-to-rubbish album of boring, theatrical and self-centred songs so far It's simply beyond me while a lot of cave fans cherish this close-to-rubbish album of boring, theatrical and self-centred songs so far removed from the organic vitality and crackling inspiration of earlier cave masterpieces. But hey, his brand new side project, Grinderman, is a return to form. So buy that one instead! Full Review »
  3. PeteF
    Sep 23, 2006
    9
    I think that Nick Cave one of the few true artists in the modern rock music. Everything he does deserves attention and this album is no I think that Nick Cave one of the few true artists in the modern rock music. Everything he does deserves attention and this album is no exception. I guess in ten years or more some of his records may be recognized as classic and this one can be a strong candidate for that. Full Review »