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: #33 / 180
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Based on 131 ratings
2001 Ratings: #73
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April 10, 2001 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Brothers / Label
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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 orchestration that will silence the detractors. A disc from which oozes an indescribable candor; but ... read more
No More Shall We Part sees Cave back at the piano with a 67 minute long collection of piano ballads in the same vain as The Boatman's Call, just longer and more stripped back. And while I still think this album is pretty good; very far from mediocre; I do prefer their last album over this quite a bit. Once again Nick Cave proves to be a very effective vocalist and lyricist, and beautiful instrumentation is yet again accompanied by Cave's excellent vocals and poetic lyrics. With these qualities ... read more
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
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
I’m calling this his best ☝️
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Track List

  1. As I Sat Sadly By Her Side
  2. And No More Shall We Part
  3. Hallelujah
  4. Love Letter
  5. Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow
  6. God Is In The House
  7. Oh My Lord
  8. Sweetheart Come
  9. The Sorrowful Wife
  10. We Came Along This Road
  11. Gates To The Garden
  12. Darker With The Day
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