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The Soft Bulletin (album) by The Flaming Lips 

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The Soft Bulletin
The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips (1999)
Overall rank: 92nd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,189 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1999 (2nd)
Top 20 albums of the 1990s (19th)
Top 100 albums of all time (92nd)

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The Flaming Lips bestography

The Soft Bulletin is ranked as the best album by The Flaming Lips.

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The Soft Bulletin ratings

Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,189 votes)
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90/100
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56/100

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80/100
From antiquusxy 10/24/2018 13:29
I prefer "Zaireeka" a bit more for its experimental audacity, but "The Soft Bulletin" is a pretty, swirling comedown that's quite honestly top-tier psychedelic pop.
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85/100
From Meowtopia 05/15/2018 01:12
I much rather prefer my mp3 album version to my cd version, as the mp3s have no remixes and has slow motion on it, a great song.
Virtually a perfect album-a must listen to.
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65/100
From planetneutral 05/07/2018 17:47
I listened to this a few times, hoping to have a moment where I understood why it was so beloved. Didn't happen.
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95/100
From JulianR 05/06/2018 01:14
Ready for a hardcore turnaround? Good, becuase here's one: I love this album now. After writing the previous comment, I decided I would just listen to it until it finally clicked. It didn't actually take too long, and has been climbing from a 70 up to a 90 ever since.

90/100 (Excellent)
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95/100
From JulianR 04/02/2018 23:25
I’ve always loved the flaming lips, and basically all of their phases. Yet this album has just never stuck with me. After doing some relistening of a lot of the Flips discography recently, I decided to give this album another shot, but sadly it’s still not really doing it for me. I think this is one that I'm just going to keep coming back to ever so often until I finally get it

70/100 (Average). Remember that those buttons say helpful/unhelpful, not agree/disagree
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90/100
From RealSlimFatty 02/04/2018 14:09
Neo-psychedelia at its best.
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70/100
From Jbalbinolr 11/18/2017 12:58
Only good, the singer tries to sings notes out of his range and it ends up sounding dull, and I don´t like the lyrics that much. The instrumentation is amazing.
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100/100
From animals0809 11/08/2017 06:48
best album of the 90's imo (Yes better than that one, you know which one i'm talking about.)
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30/100
From patriciatoledo 07/13/2017 20:43
Maybe I'm not ready for this album. Really didn't move me in any way. All the songs sounds the same for me.
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From Mattmiller25 03/19/2017 12:25
First album I ever bought.
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