Helpful votes received on reviews: 57% (4 of 7)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,940,610 - Total Helpful Votes: 4 of 7
Celebrity Skin ~ Hole
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
"Live Through This" is my favourite album of all time. Without exception. But I'm sick of the slagging that "...Skin" has received. It's got a couple of...bummers on it - but most of the tracks are fine, well above average rock songs. The title track is as tight a rock song as you could hope for. Hook, attitude - it's all there. "Hit so hard" is bitter/sweet and twisted. "Awful" isn't. Isn't awful, I mean. "Reasons to be beautiful" kicks, as they say, ass. Compare this with most of the dross that passes for Indie music...This is better by far. It's NOT "Live Through This" but please, critics, be honest - this is a good… Read more
Is This Desire? ~ PJ Harvey
Is This Desire? ~ PJ Harvey
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
My husband found this album dark and depressing. Dark, certainly. Depressing? Well, it's short on jokes, but if you like your music with layers and textures - music that makes you work for your pleasure - then this is for you. I found the last PJ Harvey album proper a bit TOO Nick Cave. This time, she's kept the feeling of Cave's dark & brooding songs, but she's put her own very particular spin on them. Once again, after the blip that was "To bring you my love", she's proved herself the most original and exciting artist of the 1990s.