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Shields (album) by Grizzly Bear 

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Shields
Shields by Grizzly Bear (2012)
Overall rank: 608th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 308 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 2012 (9th)
Top 50 albums of the 2010s (39th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (608th)

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Grizzly Bear bestography

Shields is NOT ranked as the best album by Grizzly Bear. The best album by Grizzly Bear is Veckatimest which is ranked number 302 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,240.

Grizzly Bear album bestography « Higher ranked (302nd) This album (609th) Lower ranked (955th) »
VeckatimestShieldsYellow House

Members who like this album also like: Lonerism by Tame Impala, The Suburbs by Arcade Fire and In Rainbows by Radiohead.

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Shields track list

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1.Track pickSleeping Ute
86/100 (80 votes)
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2.Speak In Rounds
85/100 (64 votes)
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3.Adelma
77/100 (55 votes)
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4.Track pickYet Again
87/100 (84 votes)
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5.The Hunt
78/100 (51 votes)
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6.A Simple Answer
82/100 (53 votes)
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7.What's Wrong
79/100 (51 votes)
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8.gun-shy
84/100 (57 votes)
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9.Half Gate
84/100 (54 votes)
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10.Sun In Your Eyes
84/100 (52 votes)
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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Shields rankings

Shields ratings

Ratings for the album Shields by Grizzly Bear:

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 308 votes)
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70/100
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68/100
 
85/100
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74/100
 
80/100
08/19/2014 07:22
76/100
 
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08/18/2014 09:39
80/100
 
100/100
08/17/2014 04:56
67/100

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Shields comments

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85/100
From Mdemauri 05/20/2014 18:14
I enjoy this album slighter more than Veckatimest. But both albums are rather good.
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95/100
From catpower16 12/31/2013 12:08
This albums moves me everything I hear from the first tones "Sleeping Ute". This is an album of pure beauty. Will have to check out other albums as well if some claim the Veckatimest is better.
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80/100
From Mophos 11/16/2013 14:38
Instant crush on this album as far I'm concerned. Of course all songs do not reach the beauty of "Yet Again", but still one of the best records of 2012.
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Rating:  
85/100
From quincytejani 10/03/2013 03:50
Their 3rd best album in my opinion but still very solid
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100/100
From joshtraina 08/11/2013 09:03
This is their best work, I return to it every now and then and I didn't like their last album besides Two Weeks really it was mediocre and hard to sit through, but they really cleaned up their act.
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From Nykeaula 07/09/2013 09:18
A Simple Answer is the best song.
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85/100
From Daminoutrek76 05/28/2013 21:56
This album is as gorgeous as their live is beautiful. Their best album.
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100/100
From joshtraina 04/24/2013 21:00
Their smoothest effort and focused
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100/100
From joshtraina 04/14/2013 04:43
Best track: Yet Again
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85/100
From Wat 02/25/2013 20:55
I don't love it quite as much as I love Veckatimest, but it's a really close call between the two.
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