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Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (album) by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

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Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus
Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds (2004)
Release date: 2004-09-20
Overall rank: 664th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 322 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 20 albums of 2004 (12th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (122nd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (664th)

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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds bestography

Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus is ranked 5th best out of 24 albums by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds is The Boatman's Call which is ranked number 384 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,106.

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75/100
Beatiful album. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds are a little more folky on this one.
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The Lyre Of Orpheus is definitely much stronger, every song is great, but Abattoir Blues has some friggin great songs like Get Ready For Love, There She Goes My Beautiful World, Nature Boy and Hiding All Away. As a big fan of Nick, I'd certainly say this is another one of his fantastic records, but not his 3rd best. Probably not top 5 either, but he still managed to continue his "incredible albums streak". What a musician.
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95/100
Definitely Nick Cave's best album. Chock full of brilliant songs. Somewhat inconsistent as most double albums are - would have made a killer single album. Here's my imaginary track-listing:

1) Nature Boy
2) There She Goes
3) Abattoir Blues
4) Let the Bells Ring
5) Messiah Ward

6) Breathless
7) Easy Money
8) Supernaturally
9) Carry Me
10) O Children
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90/100
So very very much to discover here on Genius double.

Strangely both albums start of poor but ends fantaboubus.
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90/100
Favorite Tracks: There She Goes, My Beautiful World, Abattoir Blues & Nature Boy
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Along with, the boatman's call, abattoir blues/lyre of Orpheus, is my favourite Nick Cave album. In a way it's his gospel rock album. The first disc(abattoir), is the more upbeat of the two with, cannibal's hymn, there she goes, my beautiful world, and, nature boy, the best. Off the mellower second disc, breathless, easy money, and, o Childern, are all excellent. There's nothing weak here, it's an absolutely stunning record from one of the best songwriters of the last thirty or so years. A masterpiece.
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85/100
Both discs are simply wonderful
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I could do with a lil less length, but Nick Cave is usaully so goo. this is no exception. What a unique artist! MEZ
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90/100
A bit overzealous at times, but what double album isn't? Production-wise it might be the band's most epic album.

Favorite tracks: "O Children", "Nature Boy", "There She Goes, My Beautiful World", "Breathless"
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A brilliant, genre transcending effort. My only complaint is that the first half (with tracks like There She Goes My Beautiful World and Nature Boy) is SO strong that the second half is almost a let down.
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