Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 5,882 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 2.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Investigate Witch Cults Of The Radio Age
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
5,882 music reviews
    • 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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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Saloon's light touch makes a strong impact. Wonderful. [Aug 2003 p.104]
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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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    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Dear Heather is Cohen's highest tide yet, his most exquisite marriage of song and poetry and ambiguous grace. [Nov 2004, p.114]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is berserk, this is brilliant, this is now. [Nov 2003, p.107]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The supersized culmination of the Chili Peppers' artistic journey. [Jun 2006, p.102]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Deep, warm, fully rounded and with no slack, Prairie Wind is Neil at his best. [Oct 2005, p.101]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    There are some outstanding songs here, and Jagger turns in a series of performances that are their match, full of much defiant flouncing, strutting bitchiness, preening arrogance, snarling haughtiness and a typically provocative misogyny. [Album of the Month, Oct 2005, p.92]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is a tremendously assured album, beautifully paced and full of great rockers. [Apr 2014, p.77]
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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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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Takes his lush, orchestrated pop to staggering new heights. [Nov 2003, p.124]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Possibly [his] best album. [Jun 2007, p.84]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    His most towering achievement to date. [Aug 2003, p.114]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Hailing from the wrong coast, the Charleston, South Carolina-based Explorers Club have done the near-impossible, turning an obsession with everything Beach Boys into an utterly beguiling pop album. [June 2008, p.88
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ellis' purist, even traditionalist, voice is the perfect vessel for his sanguine portraits of ordinary people, battered and bruised but never without hope. [Mar 2014, p.72]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the best childhood summer holiday you ever had, condensed into 45 minutes of delicately arranged, beautifully performed, big, bright, cheery music. [Jul 2003, p.118]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    X&Y
    Make no mistake, X&Y is an exceptional pop record. [Jul 2005, p.98]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I doubt there'll be many better albums released this year. [Jun 2003, p.98]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's an impressively strong set of songs, diverse in both lyrical themes and musical styles, and delivered with a confident range of drama and empathy by a "heritage" act resolutely refusing to rest on his laurels. [Oct 2013, p.66]
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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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    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is the pop album of 2003 which everyone else will have to beat. [Jul 2003, p.124]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The album's undisputed highlights are "Hit Somebody! (The Hockey Song)" and "Genius." [Album of the Month, July 2002, p.100]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Under The Blacklight is by far and away the most accessible album that Rilo Kiley have ever made.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An album that feels joyously cathartic as well as musically stunning. [May 2014, p.76]
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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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    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is surprisingly, refreshingly, "modern" music. [Mar 2002, p.104]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An unusual taste that's well worth acquiring. [Dec 2013, p.66]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Kings of Leon zeroed in on their gifts for visceral rock grooves and soaring hooks--lifting standout tracks on their sixth album to a Springsteen-like level of gritty grandeur. [Oct 2013, p.70]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With all the percolating energy the album delivers, its three most memorable songs are ballads.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    29
    Nope, this is not easy listening, yet he's never made a more beautiful album. [Jan 2006, p.108]
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