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American Head by The Flaming Lips is ranked 37th in the best albums of 2020 (Released: 2020-09-11).
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On this day, 16 years ago, Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds was released. Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus is ranked 16th in 2004, 127th in the 2000s and 745th in the overall rankings. The top rated tracks on this album are O Children, Nature Boy and There She Goes, My Beautiful World. This album is ranked fifth out of albums by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
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September 2020 site announcement
From albummaster on Sunday 13 September 2020
Just to keep everyone updated on what's happening on the site. Lots of changes have continued to be added to the site over the past couple of months. The biggest improvement is the ability to show the composition of an aggregate chart at different thresholds e.g. top 100/500/1000 etc. The site has also added top rated tracks RSS feeds, and the ability to filter the composition of your ratings, favs, comments, & wish list, plus lots of smaller fixes and improvements. In the background. the main bulk of work is being spent on upgrading the forums, and this work is not far from completion (which will then unblock quite a few other changes from being implemented).

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