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Shields (album) by Grizzly Bear 

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Shields
Shields by Grizzly Bear (2012)
Overall rank: 739th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 327 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 2012 (11th)
Top 50 albums of the 2010s (45th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (739th)

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Grizzly Bear bestography

Shields is ranked 2nd best out of 7 albums by Grizzly Bear on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Grizzly Bear is Veckatimest which is ranked number 300 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,539.

Grizzly Bear album bestography « Higher ranked (300th) This album (739th) Lower ranked (913th) »
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 rankings

Shields ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 327 votes)
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80/100
From GW62 11/26/2014 21:32
Another Grizzly Bear monster album! An understated American band who have put out some very well received discs these last few years. Will be interesting to hear their next effort!
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From junodog4 10/08/2014 02:26
Accessible and structured compared to Vecktiamest, but not necessarily for the better. Still a great album, but lacks some of the sheer beauty.
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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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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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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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From quincytejani 10/03/2013 03:50
Their 3rd best album in my opinion but still very solid
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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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From Daminoutrek76 05/28/2013 21:56
This album is as gorgeous as their live is beautiful. Their best album.
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From joshtraina 04/24/2013 21:00
Their smoothest effort and focused
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