Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: Dig Lazurus Dig!

2004’s “Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus” is a tough act to follow but “Dig Lazarus Dig” is a descent attempt, although not quite scaling the dizzy musical heights of its predecessor it is a damn fine album none the less. As can be expected from Nick Cave the intelligence and clarity of his lyrics shine as beacon in a musical landscape of primarily banal dirge