Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 5,832 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 Flashmob
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
5,832 music reviews
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    • 90 Critic Score
    This is surely one of the most magical pop albums of 2003. [Sep 2003, p.112]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A magnificent comeback. [Oct 2013, p.57]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As a whole, it's brilliant. [Dec 2013, p.68]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Tempest is in many respects the most far-reaching, provocative and transfixing album of Dylan's later career.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Another truly wondrous record. [May 2004, p.99]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is an excellent album that manages to be both a mature summary of an artist’s career and something completely fresh and new.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A complete rethink has resulted in the most uninhibited and visceral album of her career. [Jun 2014, p.78]
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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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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An amazing album. [Mar 2007, p.75]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Rarely has contrived weirdness sounded so utterly bewitching. [Jun 2004, p.85]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is a stunning album, bristling with astute and funny words, glorious tunes and delivered in performances all the more impressive for sounding so utterly effortless. [Mar 2008, p.80]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    In just over 35 minutes, the Bonnie Prince's mastery of form, blend of gentle awe and trembling sweetness are distilled to their essence. [Album of the Month, Feb 2003, p.74]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's a record of passion and richness, with a hoard of memorable songs, that demands to be treated the equal of its inspirations. [Sep 2003, p.102]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The production is beautifully OTT, with everything stretched and digital, zeroes and ones working binary overtime to warp some of Herrema and Hagerty's greatest anthems into robotic rock mantras. [Feb 2013, p.94]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Morph... sounds utterly of a piece with Aja. [Apr 2006, p.104]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Not since Lennon howled "Mother" have there been songs as naked and fraught as "Mama Here, Mama Gone" and "March 11 1962." [Jun 2010, p.88]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The thrill it provides will send a shiver of recognition through anyone who grew up with The Specials, The Smiths or Parklife. [Album of the Month, March 2006, p.86]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As a representative trawl through Lanegan's solo albums, Has God Seen My Shadow? gets it very right indeed. [Feb 2014, p.94]
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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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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dazzlingly clever record--great beats, brilliant production, top tunes and some of Albarn's best singing. [Jun 2005, p.106]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's the quintet's talent for sneaking in moments of surprising prettiness that makes their seventh record such a charmer. [Jul 2013, p.81]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A brave and beautiful album of humanity, hurt and hope from the songwriter best qualified to speak to and for his country.... A towering achievement. [Album of the Month, Sep 2002, p.102]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Donald's back in his self-referencing sweet-spot, and all's right with the world. [Nov 2012, p.69]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Porterfield has a way of entwining lyrical detail and broad sentiment that is compelling and original. [Sep 2012, p.76]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Something's happening wherever you turn on tracks that are dense with detail and brilliant accumulations of incident, but never overwrought or too busy, sheer grace their common link. [Sep 2011, p.80]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mid Air amounts to 14 enigmatic variations on this mood, just piano, voice, the occasional pale moonbeam of orchestration, which miraculously never feels monotonous or morose.
    • 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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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Always confident in his ability, here he conjures sublime moments with "Retrograde" and ""digital Lion" before violating each with curdled klaxons, his voice throughout pitched persuasively somewhere between Antony Hegarty and Jeff Buckley. [May 2013, p.67]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's their first masterpiece. [Album of the Month, May 2005, p.94]
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