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No More Shall We Part

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part
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Based on 5 reviews
2001 Ratings: #34 / 176
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Based on 98 ratings
2001 Ratings: #69
April 10, 2001 / Release Date
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Warner Brothers / Label
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WhatTheFunk
87
BAND BINGE: NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS, PART. 5

Erm... anyone else hearing "SWEET HOT CUM" on "Sweetheart Come" then?
Or is it just me...

Touched by grace. This is the first thing you can observe about this contemplative musical beauty. On "No More Shall We Part", Nick Cave delivers a final praise that we feel composed by a man alone at the piano. His previous ballads have destabilized his most rock'n' roll audience, the Bad Seeds' response will be a funeral ... read more
MasterCrackfox
80
At this point I can't see The Bad Seeds not having an at least consistent record, given the years of experience and refinement that's come to them. There always seems to be pieces of their sound scattered across any record but something about the releases always seems like they are doing something fresh regardless.

On No More Shall We Part Nick Cave once again returns to the piano for some dark and twisted balladry, his crooning voice still on full flex. Much like on The Good Son, the more ... read more
Plats
92
Honestly, I think "No More Shall We Part" is one of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' most personal and beautiful records. The instrumentation is simply beautiful and the lyrics are as incredibly-written as ever. He's been constantly dropping albums in his solo career for 21 years by this point yet he never runs out of ideas.

Fav Tracks: As I Sat Sadly By Her Side, And No More Shall We Part, Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow, Hallelujah, Oh My Lord, Love Letter, The Sorrowful Wife, Darker ... read more
Doofy
96
I’m calling this his best ☝️
TheBravesDH
82
As I Sat Sadly By Her Side is one of the most perfect songs ever written.
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