Why Should The Fire Die?

Metascore
82

Universal acclaim - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Like most schmoograssers they're committed to virtuosity for its own sake, and like most young musos they've been too focused on technique to learn much about how music interacts with life.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
  1. JeffW.
    Sep 26, 2007
    10
    After a couple years of listening, Why Should the Fire Die still intrigues and engages me every time I hear it. I listen to all types of After a couple years of listening, Why Should the Fire Die still intrigues and engages me every time I hear it. I listen to all types of music (from Buck 65 to Beatles), and I would recommend it to anyone who will give it a serious listen. Full Review »
  2. LaurenO
    Oct 3, 2006
    10
    Nickel Creek really comes into their own on this record. They are truly original. One of the things I've always loved most about them is Nickel Creek really comes into their own on this record. They are truly original. One of the things I've always loved most about them is the conviction in their voices. Full Review »
  3. ArjunJ
    Jun 22, 2006
    9
    Incredibly creative. As good as this is, the best is yet to come.