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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus

Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, January 2005

"THE WORK," Cave told MOJO, "of a genius." Though his tongue was presumably not too many miles from his cheek, he was spot on. This was his big one. A personal milestone in a more than quarter-century recording history. And the return of the Great Double Album — a long-lost creature last seen around the time Cave swapped Birthday Party for Bad Seeds 13 albums ago.

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