Nux Vomica

Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Mojo
    60
    Their music has a heavier gait, like a cross between a crazed Triffids and a stroppier Bad Seeds. [Oct 2006, p.102]
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    Oozing with dark passion, Nux Vomica is very Nick Cave. [Oct 2006, p.127]
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Oct 9, 2013
    10
    If you're going to start with The Veils, this is where you do it. "Jesus For The Jugular" is one of the greatest modern rock 'n' roll songs ofIf you're going to start with The Veils, this is where you do it. "Jesus For The Jugular" is one of the greatest modern rock 'n' roll songs of our era, and there's a lot more to like here for fans of Nick Cave, The Smiths, and Tom Waits. Nux Vomica shirks the Suede-lite motif of The Runaway Found for a more distinctive, visionary songwriter voice and is unexpectedly all the better for it. Full Review »
  2. MarkM
    May 6, 2007
    9
    Quite similar to the arcade fire, but not as good(impossible). Still, unique sounding (a mix of indie, metal, pop) and with a charismatic Quite similar to the arcade fire, but not as good(impossible). Still, unique sounding (a mix of indie, metal, pop) and with a charismatic lead singer, these Kiwis will be big. A wierd, beautiful, emotional, anthemic experience. Great album! Full Review »
  3. Thomas
    Apr 26, 2007
    9
    The young Finn Andrew sings like his been around as long as Nick Cave. A very raw and dark album. I love it.