Uncut's Scores

  • Music
For 5,631 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 2.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Music review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Lookaftering
Lowest review score: 10 Let Me Introduce My Friends
Score distribution:
5,631 music reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An exemplary set. [Feb 2014, p.76]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A startling, inspirational comeback. [Dec 2012, p.68]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It's this insistence on resolutely following her instincts that makes this record so lustily appealing from top to bottom. [Nov 2011, p.95]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    These are songs to be treasured. [Apr 2014, p.73]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It excels at that classic pop trick of combining the euphoric with the melancholy. [Apr 2005, p.108]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A surreal, tender, revealing record. [Nov 2005, p.104]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's all done with such obvious love and affection and literate craft that Rouse has gone and made one of the albums of the year. Even if the year is 1972. [Oct 2003, p.114]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Smart, cocksure and as cosmopolitan as New York itself, Live At Shea Stadium deserves a place amongst the greats.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's an extraordinary set. [Feb 2014, p.92]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A Ghost Is Born feels like a band learning to be spontaneous and unencumbered, and coming up with their most engaging album yet. [Album of the Month, Jul 2004, p.94]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few, if any, artists are pushing the boundaries of traditional music further. [Feb 2013, p.79]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Audacious cybernetic pirouettes such as "Poison Lips" and "Flashmob" bear the hallmarks of a musician enjoying a purple patch, who is able to caress from his machines a spectrum of emotion that leaves the listener purring with pleasure. [Oct 2009, p.119]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The Evangelist isn’t a Go-Betweens album, but it’s more cohesive than any of Forster’s other solo albums, and more moving.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is adventurous modern music which uses old rock and singer-songwriter traditions as the raw material to be manipulated. [Album Of The Month, Feb 2002, p.110]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Here, his luxurious voice, weathered and warm, sits atop intuitive improvations from the likes of Christian Fennesz and Evan Parker. [Nov 2009, p.106]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like Disney on methadone scored by Jack Nitzsche with a gun against his own head, trying to remember this soundtrack he once wanted to make, which teamed Judy Garland and Neil Young. [Album Of The Month] [Sept 2001, p.86]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful record. [Mar 2003, p.100]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    American Slang delivers spectacularly on all expected fronts. Everything that was great about The '59 Sound is here, but the sound is even bigger, epic without getting blustery.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hoodoo is spellbinding stuff, a new high mark in a delightful late-career renaissance. [Oct 2013, p.64]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The guitar sounds engineered here by Young and Lanois are astonishing, almost terrifying at times in their elemental beauty. [Nov 2010, p.78]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    They're now a glorious band. [Feb 2007, p.76]
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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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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    May well come to be regarded as the best British rock album since OK Computer. [Sep 2002, p.118]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A work of lyricism and maturity, this is one of Veirs' finest yet. [Sep 2013, p.97]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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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    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A brilliant album. [Aug 2012, p.80]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So while Lazaretto may sometimes appear to be a more nakedly emotional collection of songs than we've come to expect from its creator, the contents also rate among his wittiest and his wildest efforts to date. [Jul 2014, p.63]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The quartet concentrated on developing more pleasurable lines, and on well-structured songs rather than open-ended jamming. [Dec 2013, p.59]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Small Town Heroes is the band's fifth and best album. [May 2014, p.68]
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