Country Life (studio album) by Roxy Music

Roxy Music bestography

Country Life is ranked 4th best out of 17 albums by Roxy Music on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Roxy Music is For Your Pleasure which is ranked number 483 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,971.

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 348 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.1/100, a mean average of 78.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.7.

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From 08/03/2021 12:16
sexy cover irregardless thumpy bumpy type of glam rock
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From 09/05/2019 21:28
Old school
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From 08/16/2019 00:26
Favorite Tracks:Out Of The Blue, Bitter-Sweet
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From 02/05/2018 21:33
Their greatest and most consistent set of Roxy Music songs, illustrating their startling depth.
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From 05/18/2016 10:51
One of my favourite Roxy Music albums, country life is a lot more than that excellent record sleeve. The thrill of it all, is a brilliant opener, and the LP never lets up with superb tracks such as, all I want is you, bitter sweet, and, prairie rose, all being highlights. Another classic Roxy album.
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95/100
From 07/31/2015 10:57
Their best album musically and visually stimulating to boot !!!
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From 01/25/2015 04:22
Roxy in high gear. A solid clutch of the band's best songs reside in these grooves, including "The Thrill of It All," "Out of the Blue" and "Prairie Rose," capped by Ferry's surreal lounge lizard vocal stylings. And that album art has its own place in the teen fantasy hall of fame. It's a complete package.
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75/100
From 10/03/2014 21:19
Most definitely one of the best album covers of all time!
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From 04/09/2013 17:39
The best post Eno Roxy album.
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From 10/07/2012 21:00
Roxy Music's best album, and not just for the album cover (although that's an added bonus). Standout tracks are: Thrill of It All, All I Want Is You, Really Good Time, and Prairie Rose.
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