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Aja (album) by Steely Dan

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Aja
Aja by Steely Dan (1977)
Overall rank: 223rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 691 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 10 albums of 1977 (7th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1970s (56th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (223rd)

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Steely Dan "Aja" vinyl LP ABC Records ‎– AA 1006 Shrinkwrapped Cover
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Steely Dan - Aja UK 12" Vinyl Gatefold LP ABCL 5225 ABC Records 1977 Near mint
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Steely Dan bestography

Aja is ranked as the best album by Steely Dan.

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Aja track list

Overall chart historyOverall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickBlack Cow
 86/100 (142 votes)
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2.Aja
 85/100 (145 votes)
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3.Track pickDeacon Blues
 87/100 (156 votes)
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4.Track pickPeg
 87/100 (148 votes)
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5.Home At Last
 81/100 (116 votes)
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6.I Got The News
 79/100 (112 votes)
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7.Josie
 83/100 (118 votes)
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Aja rankings

Aja ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 691 votes)
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80/100
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85/100
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70/100
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90/100
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95/100
05/10/2019 11:36
87/100

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Aja comments

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70/100
From mdbaxter
A very clean album with interesting song lyrics and masterful instrumentation. Although I get a little bored at times during this record, I enjoy it. "Black Cow" is my favorite song, partly because I recognized it from an MF DOOM track.
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From nathan29
Sonically speaking one of the greatest albums of all time from one of the most underappreciated bands in existence.
Peg, Deacon Blues and Black Cow are all magical
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Rating:  
85/100
Funk with a capital F!

Excellent album. 'Black Cow' and 'Aja' are top tracks.

An album to indulge in!
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85/100
Great album
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90/100
Am I the only one who loves Home at Last the most?
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Rating:  
85/100
Disco caldo e comunicativo a dispetto di una ricerca della perfezione maniacale da parte dei due autori, con canzoni lunghe ed avvolgenti. Se il pop fosse sempre stato così… SUBLIME.
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Gotta love the Dan. They made a lot of good stuff in the 70s, but this was their best. Deacon Blues, Black Cow, Peg, Josie...so good! Rest in peace, Walter Becker.
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From cmoshier
A very slick recording. If not for the music, it's very technically proficient and can be appreciated on that level.
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90/100
Love the session musicians they picked to play on this record. Favorite song= Aja
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80/100
From Fischman
The Dan's jazzy influences are more evident than ever here which should be a good thing--but ironically, somehow at the same time as getting jazzier, they actually lost some of their edge and went more mainstream. Overall, that keeps this from being the pinnacle of Dan, but still a great album.
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