"I know it's over, And it never really began, But in my heart it was so real"

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This Is Happening (album) by LCD Soundsystem 

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This Is Happening
This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (2010)
Release date: 2010-05-12
Overall rank: 230th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 816 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 2010 (5th)
Top 20 albums of the 2010s (14th)
Top 500 albums of all time (230th)

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LCD Soundsystem bestography

This Is Happening is ranked 2nd best out of 7 albums by LCD Soundsystem on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by LCD Soundsystem is Sound Of Silver which is ranked number 117 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 20,608.

LCD Soundsystem album bestography « Higher ranked (117th) This album (230th) Lower ranked (952nd) »
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Members who like this album also like: Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem, In Rainbows by Radiohead and The Suburbs by Arcade Fire.

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This Is Happening ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 816 votes)
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95/100
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86/100
 
80/100
06/12/2018 23:42
66/100
 
90/100
06/12/2018 08:41
86/100
 
90/100
06/11/2018 21:43
78/100
 
85/100
06/10/2018 05:38
89/100

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95/100
Great album, almost on the level of Sound of Silver
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From LCDBleepBoop 03/05/2018 21:01
'Dance Yrself Clean' is the first ever LCD Soundsystem song that I listened to. The moment the beat drops the first time you listen to it (with your headphones on full volume of course) is one of the most magical musical moments you'll ever experience. And the best part is, the pace and quality that this song sets is sustained throughout the album. 'All I Want' is a brilliant re-imagining of 'Heroes'; 'Home', which references Talking Heads, is a near-perfect way to end a near-perfect album; and 'You Wanted A Hit' is the quintessential LCD Soundsystem song -- slowly and methodically building up to a climax. The only weak point is 'Somebody's Calling Me', and the reason why I gave my favourite album a 9.5. Ugh, it frustrates me so much, it's so clearly a bad song, what was James thinking? Regardless, This Is Happening is an enthralling marriage of Murphy's two loves: dance and rock music. Win Butler said it best when he said that LCD Soundsystem are New Order meets The B52s. Whatever you do, listen to this album -- it's bloody brilliant.
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90/100
From Vatsal 02/13/2018 19:42
The best LCD album for me.
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From Diomed 02/04/2018 18:44
Not only a great dance album, but one of the great albums of the decade. Impeccable songwriting!
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From antiquusxy 09/01/2017 08:45
Had to listen to this record again before I tackle "American Dream", and it is as stunning as "Sound of Silver". Every single track is great, my favourite being "You Wanted A Hit", filled with diverse layers of instrumentation and sly, humorous lyrics. Top-notch.
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From badger 08/31/2017 16:11
Music about being a music maker.
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From F1Aaron 03/17/2017 22:13
While I find Sound of Silver to be more cohesive, This Is Happening is still a worthy follow up with some amazing tracks. The euphoria in Dance Yrself Clean gets me everytime.
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From hereforashortime 01/23/2017 18:36
I'm not a big fan of electronica stuff, but wow is this great
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75/100
From exileonthehell 08/27/2016 16:28
Remain In Light part.2
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From dgarr22 07/18/2016 20:49
Dance Yrself Clean... 100, not one weak track, except Somebody's Calling Me. Pow Pow is honestly just funny and stands out in the track listing, and Home is a fantastic ender having the soaring vocals from various people that was in Dance Yrself Clean.
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