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Pink Flag (album) by Wire 

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Pink Flag
Pink Flag by Wire (1977)
Overall rank: 280th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 499 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1977 (12th)
Top 100 albums of the 1970s (75th)
Top 500 albums of all time (280th)

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Wire bestography

Pink Flag is ranked as the best album by Wire.

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Pink Flag ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 499 votes)
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100/100
11/15/2017 23:12
91/100
 
100/100
11/13/2017 15:52
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80/100
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79/100
 
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75/100
 
80/100
11/05/2017 16:51
79/100

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From cmoshier 08/20/2017 21:49
There isn't much to be said about this record other than it's an important landmark for punk
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Rating:  
80/100
From DJTommy 07/23/2017 18:45
Good, but the songs are way overlong!
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55/100
From corenfro 04/13/2017 14:41
Call it "Art Punk" call it experimental whatever, can't polish a turd in a genre that is pretty musically uninteresting to my ears. Wasn't around for this countercultural movement, maybe punk would have made more sense to me. I suppose it's influential to Brit Pop and therefore some of the 90's bands I do like but this on it's own isn't something that is particularly enjoyable to my ears nor is something I'll revisit past my requisite "3 listens before making a judgement" After trying Ramones, Sex Pistols, Television, and Wire, I suppose punk is not for me.
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90/100
From CanadianGuy 03/27/2017 19:40
Favourite track: "Ex Lion Tamer" ; "Strange"
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From Komorebi-D 03/07/2017 04:32
In my mind, this is possibly the best punk album ever released.
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90/100
From garycottier 06/18/2016 11:09
Pink flag, is one of those albums that would still be hailed as a masterpiece if it was released today. Wire obviously decided that the songs were going to be as long, or as in this case, as short as they need to be. One verse/one chorus is enough. It's punchy, energetic, and is still wonderfully fresh. Personally, I prefer, chairs missing, but this record is probably slightly more important and influential. A benchmark record.
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From FragStainz 02/25/2016 16:48
Punk rock, Post Punk, and Art Punk all at once. Ahead of its time.
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From PsychologistHD 10/25/2014 19:23
∆ is ∞
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75/100
From swhaze 10/07/2014 18:15
Pink Flag is an album almost any punk enthusiast should love, and one that even non-punks should be able to get into.
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80/100
From ItSaysDilbert 07/21/2014 04:26
Too Many Songs! (That's not a bad thing)

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