Skeleton Tree (studio album) by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
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The best album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is The Boatman's Call which is ranked number 374 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,268.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.2/100, a mean average of 82.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.0.
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Took me a while to liken to this album so much. I still think Ghosteen is the best of the trilogy but this finally clicked. I Need You and Distant Sky are amazing
Cave's best album. by some good margin. I've been a fan for some time, I never thought he'd release something this good so late in his career. The arrangements and songwriting for the album are haunting and beautiful......best album of the 2010's???
I Need You
Rings Of Saturn
Girl In Amber
More death? Fuck’s sake. This time we’re dealing with Nick Cave’s grief after the loss of his son, and it’s heartrending. The usual swagger and bombast in his voice has gone, and we’re left listening to him breathe sharply in between tears. I’ll admit I haven’t seen the documentary that went along with this, but it seems like the music tells enough of the story on its own.
Best track: Distant Sky. It will bring you to your knees if you haven’t heard it already. The female singer brings in an inspired contrast to Cave’s own wavering voice.
A heart rending and soul stirring masterpiece. One of Nick's crowning achievements
It's like this album whole album was created to give you that dread feeling, the songs alone are quite simple, the lyrics aswell, but is the deliverance, the passion that It is singed and played that really makes this one of the greats.
A bitter masterpiece
A very sad album, but consistent at songwriting.
The man has never made a bad solo album. (Excluding Birthday Party)
pretty good. At first I was thrown off by the fact that the lyrics don't always match the time signatures, but as I got accustomed to his more free-form delivery in comparison to his previous releases this album got better and better
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