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Hot Thoughts (album) by Spoon 

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Hot Thoughts
Hot Thoughts by Spoon (2017)
Release date: 2017-03-17
Overall rank: 6,327th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 154 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 2017 (12th)
Top albums of the 2010s (855th)
Best albums of all time (6,327th)

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Spoon bestography

Hot Thoughts is ranked 7th best out of 10 albums by Spoon on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Spoon is Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga which is ranked number 715 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,076.

Spoon album bestography « Higher ranked (3,807th) This album (6,327th) Lower ranked (8,231st) »
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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 154 votes)
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70/100
From Michael1981 07/16/2017 22:37
Good to see this great band getting some recognition. But for me this slickly produced record is not as strong as some of their earlier stuff. A well-produced Spoon album somehow defeats the truer purpose of this band for me. I'm missing some of their garage pop energy.All things must pass though, right?
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75/100
From junodog4 07/15/2017 21:47
This actually works. Spoon manages to make their sound evolve enough to keep us interested, but they don't deviate from their established sound & formula. It's enough to keep enjoying their output.
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80/100
From antiquusxy 05/27/2017 21:16
Solid album from consistently acclaimed band Spoon who are continuing to make great music after 25 years. "Hot Thoughts" is catchy, multi-layered and unafraid to take risks throughout its entirety. A great listen.
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From ItSaysDilbert 04/23/2017 21:43
Never a boring moment throughout!

Favorite tracks: Hot Thoughts, WhisperI'llistentohearit, Do I Have To Talk You Into It, Can I Sit Next To You

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From soundguardian 04/10/2017 04:02
Spoon has usually trended towards much-improved albums each release, fine-tuning their pop sensibilities and articulation throughout the years. I had too high expectations for this, after They Want My Soul, and the improvements haven't scaled to this album. Hot Thoughts isn't what I expected, but it's not bad either. It's not their best release, and it's mostly straight-forward indie.

That said, "Can I Sit Next to You" and "Hot Thoughts" are obvious standouts, but I really enjoy the instrumentals on "Pink Up", and I like "I Ain't the One" for its minimalism and strong vocals. The rest is what you'd expect in a typical Spoon album - catchy beats and fun bouncy guitar rifts.
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90/100
From Seab 04/09/2017 01:22
Pretty straight forward, yet great indie pop album, with Spoon continuing their solid discography.

Favorite Track: Hot Thoughts
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From HoldenM 03/26/2017 01:46
I love Spoon, but I'm not loving this record. There are no outright bad songs, but after the first track, it takes a nosedive until the super cool "Pink Up," and from then on, it's pretty solid. I'm even a fan of the closer, which is a snazzy experiment if there was one. Otherwise, I'm kinda underwhelmed.
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85/100
From manuelmarquez 03/23/2017 19:09
Sonido fresco y sorprendente para una propuesta cuajada de riqueza melódica y rítmica, de esas que te impulsan a mover los pies. Muy bueno.
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65/100
From CanadianGuy 03/21/2017 00:37
Un album qui s'écoute bien, mais sans plus.
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From nitomano 03/20/2017 19:01
Creo que en general es un buen disco, aunque no lo considero su mejor trabajo.
Highlights: I Aint The One
WhisperI'lllistentohearit
Do I Have To Talk You Into It
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