Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 5,783 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 2.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Harlan County
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
5,783 music reviews
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    These are McCartney's most arresting songs for a long, long while. [Oct 2005, p.94]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super Furry Animals have just made perhaps the defining record of their career. [Sep 2005, p.100]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's a real effort to forge beauty out of chaos without losing any of the chaos. [Album of the Month, Jan 2006, p.100]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
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    [A] triumphant resurrection. [Nov 2005, p.96]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A surreal, tender, revealing record. [Nov 2005, p.104]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Similarly to Lambchop's Nixon, it weaves together new and old, soul and country, black and white, love and hate, to form an understated masterpiece. [Feb 2006, p.74]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Restlessly inventive, Hot Chip also manage what many bedroom eclectics don't: crafting a genuinely organic, proper album, and the relaxed enthusiasm that drives this debut is absurdly infectious. [Jun 2004, p.94]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A singular, rhapsodic triumph. [Apr 2007, p.94]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's the vivid, virulent product of the Maels' warped imaginations. [Mar 2006, p.90]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a pity that the immaculate construction that is Ghosts now has an extension tacked on to it. [Apr 2006, p.119]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An unqualified triumph. [Jun 2006, p.122]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the most powerful, literate and just plain individual British debut album since The Streets' Original Pirate Material. [Jul 2006, p.94]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The second brilliant Scissor Sisters longplayer and the greatest album John/Taupin never made. [Oct 2006, p.96]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This... is still very much a Dears record: confused and unfocused, a messy kind of masterpiece. [Sep 2006, p.90]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It can take its place alongside Live At Leeds, Rock Of Ages and Wilco's more recent Kicking Television as a live classic. [Nov 2006, p.104]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tour de force of intertwined sound and imagery. [Oct 2006, p.117]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    They're now a glorious band. [Feb 2007, p.76]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rarely has anyone making such exciting and fashionable music been so unapologetic about being mature, too. [Apr 2007, p.97]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An amazing album. [Mar 2007, p.75]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Weathered and intelligent, these songs resonate like folk antiquities from another age. Even more remarkably, they never sound forced. [Apr 2007, p.116]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Possibly [his] best album. [Jun 2007, p.84]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    He's never sounded quite so bitter as he does on Wrecking Ball.
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's certainly a brave move to furnish it with such exotic pieces, but one that pays off beautifully. [Apr 2012, p.81]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    These cuts are glorious on their own merits. [Jun 2012, p.92]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The album feels disciplined and enormously funky. [May 2012, p.61]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Heroes may be elegiac, but it's as spirited as it is poignant. [Jun 2012, p.70]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The group's commitment and almost minimalistic sense of repetition resulting in a metal longplayer of unrivaled scope. [Jul 2012, p.96]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ya Know cuts deep, with the best singing and wiliest melodies of his career. [Jun 2012, p.96]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It might just be the best record of this year, and the best of Rowland's career. [Jul 2012, p.66]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Copper Blue combined Hüsker Dü's passionate intensity with a new, steely pop resolve.