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American Dream (album) by LCD Soundsystem 

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American Dream
American Dream by LCD Soundsystem (2017)
Release date: 2017-09-01
Overall rank: 1,007th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 439 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 2017 (6th)
Top 100 albums of the 2010s (98th)
Best albums of all time (1,007th)

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LCD Soundsystem bestography

American Dream is ranked 4th best out of 7 albums by LCD Soundsystem on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by LCD Soundsystem is Sound Of Silver which is ranked number 116 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 21,463.

LCD Soundsystem album bestography « Higher ranked (944th) This album (1,007th) Lower ranked (7,665th) »
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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 439 votes)
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70/100
12/06/2018 23:53
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67/100
 
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12/02/2018 03:16
60/100

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85/100
From gloriousgoo 12/02/2018 01:08
Absolutely incredible album. Just like all of James' work it wears its influences on its sleeve and the end result is a masterful blend of dance-punk, post-punk and prog rock. Each of these tracks is capable of hitting the listener hard lyrically and the collective rush of us against time is shown from every angle here: the rage, the nostalgia, the resentfulness and the urge to make each day count are all discussed in a personally affected manner which doesn't isolate the listener. One of the few albums I've ever heard that had an actual personal impact on me.
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From mjp11 08/20/2018 16:48
This album has grown on me a lot. It's not quite as strong as some of LCD's other work and it runs a little long. However, LCD Soundsystem has such a great sound and style to their music. The standout tracks for me are Oh Baby, Call the Police, and American Dream.
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From Christovskee 03/28/2018 12:26
'I'm counting on this to be album of the year... and by the sounds of Call the Police, it just might be.'

I wrote that comment back in August just before this album came out... and I couldn't have been more wrong

Having said that, How Do You Sleep? is quite possibly one of their best songs
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45/100
From Brad1770 01/14/2018 11:49
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From ItSaysDilbert 01/02/2018 23:30
Favorite tracks: Oh Baby, I Used To, American Dream

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From Itsapinkmoon 12/27/2017 22:33
This record was always going to divide opinion. Was it going to be worth the comeback after such a grand exit in Madison Square Garden? The answer in short is kind of. Whilst the farewell show that night will go down as one of the great live performances, in the wake of this album I struggle to make a case against it. Very catchy and groovy throughout. Its no Sound Of Silver but I believe it will continue to grow on me.

Favourite Tracks: oh baby, other voices, change yr mind, tonite, call the police, black screen

Least Favourite Tracks: emotional haircut

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From danilojotasouza 12/04/2017 20:24
can't wait to see them on lollapalooza brazil 2018
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60/100
From HoldenM 11/27/2017 20:47
James Murphy: Well, I did it. I had a run of great dance-punk albums. Pretty much nailed it--WAIIIIIIT!!! I FORGOT TO DRENCH EVERYTHING IN REVERB!!!

I mean... it's fine.
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From Jhlffc 11/12/2017 16:42
Graphic design is my passion
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From titansaurs28 10/17/2017 02:51
Lcd soundsystem returns with an album that while good feels like other peoples work at times.
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