Music

For your convenience, we’ve listed all of our Music blurbs alphabetically, by artist first, then by title.

Titles without links do not currently have blurbs associated to them. Given time, they will.

A Fire Inside: ‘Decemberunderground’ 7.5

Acrassicauda: ‘Heavy Metal in Baghdad’ 6.5

Aerosmith: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Christina Aguilera: ‘Back to Basics – Live and Down Under’ 7.5

Christina Aguilera: Burlesque 7.25

Air: ‘Le voyage dans la lune’ 8.0

Woody Allen: ‘Wild Man Blues’ 8.0

Anathema: Universal 7.75

Anthrax: ‘The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria‘ 8.0

Arcadia: s/t 7.5

Astaire: ‘Don’t Whisper Lies’ 8.0

Bauhaus: Archive 8.5

Bauhaus: Shadow of Light 8.0

The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night 8.5

The Beatles:The Ed Sullivan Show, starring The Beatles 7.25

The Beatles: Help! 6.25

The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour 4.5

The Beatles: Yellow Submarine 6.75

Bee Gees: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Betty Blowtorch: And Her Amazing True Life Adventures 7.5

Björk: Biophilia Live 8.0

Björk: Volumen / Volumen Plus / Greatest Hits 9.0

Björk: When Björk Met Attenborough 7.75

Blondie: Greatest Hits – Sound and Vision 7.5

Blondie: Live at CBGB 1977 7.25

Blue Man Group: How to be a Megastar Live! 7.25

Gerry Boulet: ‘Gerry’ 6.75

David Bowie: Black Tie White Noise 7.5

David Bowie: Glass Spider 7.0

Broken Social Scene: This Movie is Broken 7.5

James Brown: Live at Montreux 1981 8.0

Kate Bush: The Whole Story 7.0

Cher: Burlesque 7.25

Chin: ‘Day Dreaming’ 5.5

Alice Cooper: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Jonathan Coulton: ‘RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space‘ 8.0

The Cure: Greatest Hits 8.0

The Cure: ‘Seventeen Seconds’ 7.5

The Cure: ‘Trilogy’ 8.0

Daft Punk: ‘Electroma’ 7.5

Dead Can Dance: ‘Toward the Within‘ 7.5

Deep Purple: ‘Phoenix Rising’ 8.0

Depeche Mode: 101 8.0

Depeche Mode: ‘Playing The Angel’ 6.5

Dire Straits: BBC Arena 7.5

The Dresden Dolls: Live in Paradise 8.0

Duran Duran: A Diamond in the Mind 8.0

Duran Duran: Arena (An Absurd Notion) 8.0

Duran Duran: As the Lights Go Down 8.5

Duran Duran: ‘Astronaut‘ 8.0

Duran Duran: Big Milano Thing 7.0

Duran Duran: Classic Albums – Rio 8.0

Duran Duran: Extraordinary World 6.75

Duran Duran: Live at Hammersmith ’82! 8.5

Duran Duran: Live from London 7.75

Duran Duran: The Making of ‘Arena’ 7.5

Duran Duran: ‘s/t (1981) Special Edition DVD 8.0

Duran Duran: Sing Blue Silver 7.5

Duran Duran: Three To Get Ready (US Fan Club version) 7.5

Duran Duran: Working for the Skin Trade 7.5

Earth, Wind and Fire: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Brian Eno: 1971-1977 – The Man Who Fell to Earth 8.0

Eurythmics: Greatest Hits 7.75

Mylène Farmer: Music Videos I 8.5

The Forbidden Dimension: ‘The Golden Age of Lasers’ 7.0

Fredericks Goldman Jones: ‘Tour et détours’ 8.0

Peter Frampton: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Peter Gabriel: ‘Secret World Live’ 8.0

Garbage: ‘Absolute Garbage‘ 8.0

Garbage: One Mile High… Live 8.0

Marvin Gaye: ‘Behind the Legend’ 7.0

Genesis: ‘1970-1975’ 9.0

Genesis: ‘Genesis: The Gabriel Era’ 7.25

Genesis: ‘Inside Genesis: 1975-1980’ 6.75

Goldfrapp: ‘Felt Mountain’ 9.0

Goldfrapp: Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire 8.25

Jean-Jacques Goldman: ‘Chronique d’un album’ 8.0

Jean-Jacques Goldman: ‘Un tour ensemble’ 8.0

H.I.M.: ‘Razorblade Romance’ 4.0

Jimi Hendrix: ‘Jimi Plays Monterey’ 8.5

Jennifer Hudson: Dreamgirls 7.75

Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits – HIStory 8.0

Japan: Instant Pictures 7.5

Jean Michel Jarre: Oxygène in Moscow 7.0

Seu Jorge: Live at Montreux 2005 7.5

Joy Division: Control 8.0

Joy Division: ‘Joy Division’ 7.5

Juno Reactor: Live in Tokyo 7.25

Kiss: Detroit Rock City 7.25

KMFDM: WWIII Tour 2003 7.25

Beyoncé Knowles: Dreamgirls 7.75

Cindy Lauper:Vibes‘ 5.25

Led Zeppelin: ‘Celebration Day‘ 8.25

John Lennon: ‘Imagine: John Lennon‘ 8.25

Love And Rockets: Sorted! 8.5

Madonna: ‘American Life’ 4.5

Madonna: ‘Confessions On A Dance Floor’ 8.5

Madonna: ‘Desperately Seeking Susan‘ 7.5

Madonna: Shanghai Surprise‘ 4.0

Madonna: ‘Truth Or Dare’ 8.5

Madonna: The Video Collection, disc 1 7.5

Madonna:Who’s That Girl‘ 5.25

Paul McCartney: Give My Regards to Broad Street 5.0

Megadeth: ‘The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria‘ 8.5

Metallica: ‘The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria‘ 7.5

Metallica: ‘Français pour une nuit‘ 8.0

Metallica: ‘Some Kind of Monster‘ 8.0

Metallica: ‘Through the Never‘ 8.0

The Monkees: Head 7.5

Monty Python: ‘Sings‘ 7.0

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult: The Kult Kollection 7.25

New Order: Story 7.75

New Order: ‘Waiting For The Sirens’ Call’ 6.0

Niagara: ‘Flammes‘ 8.0

Nightwish: Showtime, Storytime 8.0

Nine Inch Nails: ‘Metal Machine Music: Nine Inch Nails and the Industrial Uprising‘ 8.0

No Doubt: ‘The Videos 1992-2003‘ 8.0

No-Man: Mixtaped 7.5

Klaus Nomi: The Nomi Song 7.75

Sinéad O’Connor: ‘Collaborations’ 7.5

Offenbach: ‘Gerry’ 6.75

Mike Oldfield: Elements 6.0

Ozzy Osbourne: ‘Under Cover’ 3.5

Pearl Jam: ‘Twenty’ 7.5

Pet Shop Boys: ‘A Life in Pop‘ 7.5

The Polyphonic Spree: Live From Austin, TX 8.5

The Power Station: Video EP 7.5

Billy Preston: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 6.25

Prince: Graffiti Bridge 3.75

Prince: Sign o’ the Times 8.0 (take 1)

Prince: Sign o’ the Times 8.0 (take 2)

Prince:Under the Cherry Moon‘ 3.75

Prince: The Undertaker 6.25

Prince and The Revolution: Purple Rain 7.0

Pussy Riot: Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot 8.0

Rammstein: Völkerball 7.75

Ramones: ‘End of the Century’ 8.0 (take 1)

Ramones: ‘End of the Century’ 8.0 (take 2)

Ramones: ‘It’s Alive 1974-1996‘ 8.25

Ramones: ‘Lifestyles of the Ramones‘ 8.0

Ramones: Raw 7.5

Ramones:Rock ‘n’ Roll High School’ 8.0

Ramones:Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone‘ 7.25

Recoil: ‘A Strange Hour’ 8.25

Recoil: ‘A Strange Hour in Budapest’ 8.0

Robot Goes Here: ‘The Byte Is In My Blood’ 6.5

Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter 8.25

The Runaways: The Runaways 7.75

The Rutles: All You Need is Cash  7.5

The Rutles: Can’t Buy Me Lunch 6.75

Samarkande: ‘Douglas’ Basement’ 8.0

Sex Pistols: The Filth and the Fury 7.0

Rick Springfield: Hard to Hold 3.5

Siouxsie and The Banshees: Once Upon a Time 7.75

The Sisters Of Mercy: ‘Shot Rev 2.0‘ 8.5

The Sisters Of Mercy: ‘Wake‘ 8.25

Slayer: ‘The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria‘ 6.5

Spinal Tap: ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ 11

Rick Springfield:Ricki and The Flash’ 7.75

Rick Springfield: The Beat of the Live Drum 7.5

Ringo Starr: Give My Regards to Broad Street 5.0

The Sugarcubes: The DVD 7.5

Tenacious D: ‘The Pick of Destiny’ 6.5/7.5

Throbbing Gristle: Metal Machine Music: Nine Inch Nails and the Industrial Uprising‘ 8.0

The Time: Graffiti Bridge 3.75

The Time: Purple Rain 7.0

Tarja Turunen and Harus: In Concert – Live at Sibelius Hall 7.0

U2: ‘U23D’ 7.5

Ulver: The Norwegian National Opera 7.5

V/A: ‘…Imaginary Songs’ 6.0

V/A: 9 Songs 6.0

V/A: The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria 8.5

V/A: The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years 7.5

V/A: From the Back of the Room 7.0

V/A: Global Metal 7.5

V/A: Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Metal 7.5

V/A: Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey 8.0

V/A: Metal Machine Music: Nine Inch Nails and the Industrial Uprising 8.0

V/A: Music Videos and Performances from The Twilight Saga Soundtracks, Vol. 1  4.0

V/A: ‘The Other Side-New York-Fischerspooner’ 6.5

V/A: Purple Rain 7.0

V/A: Rip! A Remix Manifesto 8.5

V/A: The Wiz 6.0

V/A: Woodstock 8.75

The Village People: Can’t Stop the Music 5.0

Barry White: ‘Let the Music Play: The Barry White Story’ 6.75

John Williams: Star Wars: A Musical Journey 7.25

“Weird Al” Yankovic: Alpocalypse HD 7.0

“Weird Al” Yankovic: ‘Live! The Alpocalypse Tour‘ 7.0

Frank Zappa: Classic Albums: ‘Apostrophe (‘) / Over-Nite Sensation’ ?

White Zombie: ‘Let Sleeping Corpses Lie’ 6.5

Rob Zombie: ‘Hellbilly Deluxe: Deluxe Edition’ 7.5

Rob Zombie: ‘Hellbilly Deluxe II: Special Edtion’ 3.5

Rob Zombie: The Zombie Horror Picture Show 8.0

We will be building this list up over time. Keep checking The Critical Eye – there’s more to come!

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