Expensive Shit (studio album) by Fela Kuti & Africa 70

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 bestography

Expensive Shit is ranked 2nd best out of 33 albums by Fela Kuti & Africa 70 on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Fela Kuti & Africa 70 is Zombie which is ranked number 1055 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,742.

Fela Kuti & Africa 70 album bestography « Higher ranked (1,055th) This album (1,304th) Lower ranked (2,551st) »
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Expensive Shit track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 85 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 211 votes)
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10/31/2022 15:26 jonny5244  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 8,20563/100
 
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10/23/2022 02:21 saacsquatch  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,30582/100
 
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10/20/2022 13:27 flamingyesdept  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,61577/100
 
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10/06/2022 14:34 Jakor  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,54372/100

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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.8/100, a mean average of 79.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.8.

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Rating:  
90/100
From 05/25/2022 16:30
Jam jam
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75/100
From 01/25/2021 03:17
A step below Zombie, but still a pair of serious jams.
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80/100
From 01/24/2021 23:21
Fela nunca erra! Que força rítmica!
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95/100
From 08/21/2017 20:26
Fela at his best
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75/100
From 05/25/2016 03:04
Water No Get Enemy is one of Fela Kuti's finest.
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80/100
From 01/27/2015 15:48
I really like this album. Not my favorite Kuti, but it's still very very good.
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