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Silent Alarm (album) by Bloc Party

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Silent Alarm
Silent Alarm by Bloc Party (2005)
Release date: 2005-02-02
Overall rank: 245th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 700 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 2005 (3rd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (43rd)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (245th)

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Bloc Party bestography

Silent Alarm is ranked as the best album by Bloc Party.

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 700 votes)
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70/100
From lylecatcliffe 12/17/2018 01:57
Fantastic drumming here. Some great songs, passed me by at the time. It was only downhill from this debut.
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90/100
From sunnydhamm 08/15/2018 20:13
Gets better every time I listen. Sheer emotion, driving melodies and a unique, cohesive indie rock feel.
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95/100
From fps74 07/13/2018 06:35
I'm listening it right now while writing this comment and I am so amazed. I've listened to it a lot of times and now I'm sure that is one of the best albums of the 2000's. No padding at all and one of the best drummer I've ever listened.
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From Fertu 09/24/2017 13:28
Pretty standard indie-rock album. Some tracks are quite nice, but overall it seems pretty generic to me. Good, but not excellent 70/100
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90/100
From BrunoDMartins 03/05/2017 18:41
Favorite Tracks: Helicopter, Pioneers & Like Eating Glass
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80/100
From danbell 01/19/2017 02:52
So much love for this album, not quite like anything I have ever heard before, so much fun from front to back with minimal filler, and so many great great GREAT tracks... too bad they went downhill.
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From DeusExMackia 08/06/2016 18:24
Slick and beefy with room left over for that distinctive, ever-so-slightly rough guitar sound that really defines the album. It kicks off brilliantly before hitting weaker areas later on, but maintains its overall strength to the end.

Perhaps it is a little samey with its sound, but at the rear same time, the sound is thoroughly fleshed out and really shows its worth on "Banquet" and "So Here We Are".

Also noteworthy is the feel of the album: melancholy, yet on the aggressive side, and tinged with urban tones. You really can hear the band's home city of London on this record.

Overall, this is an enjoyable and well developed album, that is perhaps best enjoyed every once in a while. Weak in some spots, but defined by its best moments.
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80/100
From AlexandreFortin 08/02/2016 19:54
Also known as Bloc Party 'Best Of' album
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50/100
From babyBlueSedan 04/23/2015 00:17
Four-years-ago me would have loved this. Current me has heard of TV on the Radio and the Smiths and finds this a little unoriginal. Nice enough tunes but nothing stands out.
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From calsper 03/25/2015 01:04
Post-post-punk at its best but not entirely my thing, sorry for the hate.
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