The Fame Monster (album) by Lady Gaga

The Fame Monster
The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-11-10
Overall rank: 1,184th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
66/100 (from 300 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2009 (18th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (200th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,184th)

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The Fame Monster is ranked as the best album by Lady Gaga.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 69 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
66/100 (from 300 votes)
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This album has a mean average rating of 66.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 65.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 25.6.

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90/100
From 12/27/2018 11:23
O auge da mãe mostra. Deliciosas batidas eletrônicas, grandes ganchos, voz com personalidade e video clipes e shows impecáveis. A ultima grande superstar!
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90/100
From 12/23/2018 15:13
Huh. Seems like all the elitist rockists and prog obsessives deliberately come here to vote down a popular artist’s songs in bulk.
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From 10/22/2018 00:17
Beneath the meat dresses and weird for weird's sake persona lies a handful of generic electropop tracks with a passable voice. Who knew. There are catchy tunes on this EP, however she has absolutely nothing (new) to say and most songs on here are sort of bland. Decent in comparison to mainstream pop in 2009, but really this isn't anything to fuss over.
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From 10/10/2018 16:32
Underwhelming. All of this mediocre electropop fluff flirts with ridiculousness throughout and is pretty much made irrelevant by many other pop artists who provide us with much better songs. Why listen to gaga when you could listen to robyn? or hell, madonna? I knew her career was going to fizzle out, there's only so long you can keep going with tunes like these, and this is supposed to be her pinnacle..... :/ (speechless is good though)
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80/100
From 09/21/2018 09:47
I really want to agree with soundguardian’s centrist comment. But taking the middle road on this site is still biased. This album is not supposed to be funny, like The Beach Boys’ Smiley Smile for instance. People need to realize that one’s inner and most sincere thoughts and preferences are just very cringy, and the artists that dare to tap into those feelings that people don’t dare to express, inevitably receive hate from the people that don’t even dare to admit to those feelings, because they think they’re fucking capable of feeling higher emotions, but in fact those emotions are just different and they are denying a part of themselves. And ironically these people often unironically enjoy really laughable music like AC/DC and Guns ‘n’ Roses. “But isn’t that just because you are biased too?” No, because I can actually enjoy some hard rock from other artists; I don’t throw a whole genre in the garbage bin.

About this album: some songs are pretty derivative, but the good ones are very good. Much like her first album.
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Rating:  
100/100
From 02/18/2018 01:49
Amazing!
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85/100
From 04/27/2016 04:41
Her absolute best work and a great mini album. Hopefully she releases a short cohesive project like this in the future.
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75/100
From 02/21/2016 15:46
This mini album is an absolutely brilliant pop album
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95/100
From 05/09/2015 11:07
This album is the perfect pop dance album. She has a great voice, the songs are weird and over the top. Lyrical is a bit different from what the norm is in pop music. And 'Dance in the Dark' is one of the best dance songs I've heard in recent years.

This album is underrated in this site but I think is because people are really against pop mainstream. If you are not an one sided music lover, you will appreciate the greatness of this album.
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90/100
From 07/24/2013 17:22
"Bad Romance" is the best single in the top 10 in the last 20 years. The other two hits from the album ("Alejandro" and "Telephone") were among the best of 2009 and 2010. Just on the strength of those three songs, this album gets a place in my Top 40. The rest of the album holds up along the aforementioned three.
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