Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches (studio album) by Happy Mondays

Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
Year: 1990
Overall rank: 1,023rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 379 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1990 (14th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (200th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,023rd)
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 379 votes)
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05/13/2024 01:17 stangetzaway  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,82485/100
 
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04/13/2024 03:37 imacgill  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,66680/100
 
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03/21/2024 22:09 Proto  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,13742/100

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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.1/100, a mean average of 76.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.1.

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70/100
From 05/13/2024 01:20
The most iconic album from Madchester other than the Stone Roses Debut. Pretty meh tbh once you get past Step On and Kinky Afro. One of those bands where the Greatest Hits comp is your best bet.
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90/100
From 04/02/2022 06:18
This is the album to play to anyone who needs to understand the "Manchester sound." Definitive and just great fun!
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55/100
From 01/25/2022 19:53
Peak Madchester. Step On and especially Kinky Afro are magnificent. God's Cop, Donovan and Bob's Yer Uncle are cool too.

"Son I'm thirty, I only went with your mother cause she's dirty"
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From 07/20/2019 18:09
Favorite Tracks:Grandbag's Funeral, Bob's Yer Uncle
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From 05/29/2019 04:32
always heard about the name of the band but that's about it I was surprised to hear this album does not stop beginning to end its a fun listen
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75/100
From 09/16/2018 11:34
Only got round to getting this 90's classic in 2016 - I liked their singles at the time. Kinky Afro, Loose Fit and Holiday are all great tracks, but the highlight is the China Girl inspired "Step On" - yes that is right, listen to the bass in the verse and it matches up tightly to Pop/Bowie China Girl
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85/100
From 02/26/2018 02:50
Highly underrated!
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From 03/27/2017 19:54
Play this album and you will have a good party!
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95/100
From 05/18/2015 10:40
The soundtrack to all best bits of every great party you ever went to, at least that's how I remember it.
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