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Sleep Well Beast (album) by The National 

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Sleep Well Beast
Sleep Well Beast by The National (2017)
Release date: 2017-09-08
Overall rank: 1,314th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 332 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 2017 (10th)
Top albums of the 2010s (135th)
Best albums of all time (1,314th)

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The National bestography

Sleep Well Beast is ranked 5th best out of 10 albums by The National on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The National is Boxer which is ranked number 130 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 18,882.

The National album bestography « Higher ranked (363rd) This album (1,314th) Lower ranked (3,209th) »
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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 332 votes)
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80/100
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83/100
 
90/100
06/12/2018 04:38
88/100
 
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78/100
 
90/100
06/06/2018 19:01
87/100

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95/100
From micah88800 05/03/2018 21:38
Edit: as I’ve listened to this record more and more since it’s release. wow am I impressed. It’s so good. The last song leaves something to be desired, but man is the rest amazing. Walk it Back Ian so powerful and Carin at the Liquor Store destroys me. Easily as good as anything they’ve released. Maybe not High Violet good but not far off at all
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From bigrich27 01/31/2018 13:33
As one of the biggest National fans out there, I was incredibly disappointing upon release. The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness is one of their best songs and when that single was released, I was ecstatic. Then, as each single was released after that, I became less and less excited. The album took a while to grow on me. Turtleneck is actually one of my least favorite songs I've ever listened to. It does nothing for me. All in all, it took a while for me to like this album. It's nowhere near their best - but certainly a good listen.
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80/100
From junodog4 01/20/2018 05:18
This album made me appreciate even more how powerful & moving their lyrics are. Another gem from The National.
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65/100
From Brad1770 11/29/2017 02:37
The National does it once more with another great album. Not as good as Higher Violet or Trouble Will Find me but one of 2017s best none the less. Looking forward to seeing how this album is played live, I’m predicting superbly
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100/100
From Jhlffc 11/12/2017 15:57
Album of the decade
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85/100
From STesic 11/10/2017 14:51
When matt sings that is special expirience! musically that is same old Nationals, but then again, i love them because that consistency. They somehow menage to be different but same. Great album.
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70/100
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From ItSaysDilbert 10/28/2017 17:16
Favorite tracks: Nobody Else Will Be There, Day I Die, Turtleneck, I'll Still Destroy You, Carin At The Liquor Store

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From Johnnyo 10/25/2017 11:28
Cracking album. Each listen gives me more to enjoy.
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90/100
From Dalcio 09/23/2017 11:40
Album of the year. The National (or better, the Dessners) managed perfectly to combine their typical sound with some innovations; great electronic sounds and synths come in to play along with the band's instruments, creating deep and fantastic atmospheres.
I had great expectations for this album, it probably has gone beyond them. Masterpiece.
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