Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 6,067 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 46% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Doolittle 25
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
6,067 music reviews
    • 72 Metascore
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    I doubt there'll be many better albums released this year. [Jun 2003, p.98]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    Streetcore negotiates a resolution between the ethnocentric beats that hallmarked the two previous Mescaleros albums and the classic Clash sound that remained pivotal to Joe's live performances. [Nov 2003, p.110]
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    • 68 Metascore
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    Fly Or Die has more in common with 10cc and XTC than it does Common.... Prog-pop album of the year. [Jun 2004, p.91]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    Waits does nothing predictable here, and the structure of even the most forlorn tear-jerker is ambitious and avant-something-or-other. [Co-Album Of The Month, June 2002, p.106]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It is music whose scope, erudition and vitriol makes everything else in this year of exceptional musical timidity seem puny. [Nov 2003, p.106]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    More of the same, only more so. [Apr 2002, p.94]
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    • 85 Metascore
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    Great by Smith's standards. Practically genius by everybody else's. [Feb 2004, p.74]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    You have to adjust to its lack of ornamentation and let it settle, seep, uncurl like smoke or love. And there are songs here to equal his best. [Album Of The Month, Dec 2001, p.100]
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    • 93 Metascore
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    Terrifically thorough. [Nov 2004, p.131]
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    • 80 Metascore
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    The Libertines is a record of such raw autobiographical honesty that it carries a weight few others in 2004 can match. [Album of the Month, Sep 2004, p.94]
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    • 83 Metascore
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    The sharpest, most imaginative and downright listenable album of Blur's career to date.... A grown-up alt.rock album of breathtaking potency and invention. [Album of the Month, June 2003, p.90]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    The first record in a long while I've wanted to play again immediately after it's finished. [Album Of The Month, April 2002, p.92]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    Even by their standards, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots is astonishing.... Plainly, this is music abnormally alive with possibilities. [Album of the Month, Aug 2002, p.96]
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    • 97 Metascore
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    White's willfully basic approach is what gives Van Lear Rose its freshness.... If you thought Rick Rubin's Johnny Cash reinvention was impressive, wait 'til you grab a fistful of this. [Album of the Month, June 2004, p.84]
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    • 92 Metascore
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    The best rapper this country's ever produced, period.... Next to Dizzee Rascal everybody looks pale, uninteresting and irrelevant. [Sep 2003, p.98]
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    • 83 Metascore
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    Rarely has contrived weirdness sounded so utterly bewitching. [Jun 2004, p.85]
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    • 91 Metascore
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    An essential listen for anyone interested in where music might take them. [Jun 2004, p.86]
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    • 87 Metascore
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    For all the influences, their voice is uniquely, gently mad. [Mar 2004, p.88]
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    • 81 Metascore
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    Sincerity of intent is one thing. But they've got the music to back it up.... This is Scissor Sisters' first Greatest Hits collection. [Feb 2004, p.70]
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    • 97 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A unique and unlikely moment of retrieval, restoration and renaissance. [Nov 2004, p.98]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Makes you want to chain-smoke while swigging a quart of Jim by the neck and taking agreeable houswives to stud. [Aug 2003, p.110]
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    • 100 Critic Score
    The most original debut by a Manchester band since Squirrel & G-Man Twenty Four Hour Paty People..., maybe even Unknown Pleasures. [Sep 2002, p.116]
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    • 84 Metascore
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    A record nobody could fail to love. [Feb 2005, p.84]
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    • 86 Metascore
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    It's like the best music of the '70s compressed under '80s new wave dynamics. [Feb 2005, p.74]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Confirms Doves as the country's most innovative rock group. [Mar 2005, p.94]
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    • 66 Metascore
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    This album really is just too good to be true. [Apr 2005, p.114]
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    • 82 Metascore
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    It's their first masterpiece. [Album of the Month, May 2005, p.94]
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    • 81 Metascore
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    It excels at that classic pop trick of combining the euphoric with the melancholy. [Apr 2005, p.108]
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    • 90 Metascore
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    An extraordinary achievement. [Album of the Month, Aug 2005, p.86]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    May just be the most concise and potent distillation of Thompson's art to date. [Album of the Month, Sep 2005, p.98]
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