Entertainment! (studio album) by Gang Of Four
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.3/100, a mean average of 80.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.4.
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Definitely one of my favorite guitar works on any album.
This is a thoroughly enjoyable album with a lot of great songs on here. It isn't as frantic as most punk music and that really works in its favour as it makes the music stand out. The songs are still reasonably short but they feel more complete and like they have a lot about them in comparison to other tracks in this genre. They feel like they possess more depth which makes for some challenging moments but if the record is given some patience it is very rewarding. Overall, a solid punk record that is unique and makes for a great experience for the listener.
i don like too much punk, but i love post punk, it took a little for me to understand a little more this record and as hearings advance i can understand the appeal of this record
Very enjoyable and unique punk record.
Still a mystery to me, the punk that is. The masterpiece status applied to this is an enigma. Influential, yes. Sonically interesting, yes. A work of geniuses, perhaps not. As I'm not a native English, they do not grab me directly.
not as horrible as most punk
Highly influential yet somehow under appreciated ‘Entertainment’ was a significant influence on my music tastes coming out in 1979 just as my musical DNA was being formed. The albums fusion of funk, dance music, reggae dub and punk was like nothing we’d heard at the time and combined with its powerful left wing political lyrics and album artwork (the album's back cover depicted a family whose father says, "I spend most of our money on myself so that I can stay fat", while the mother and children declare, "We're grateful for his leftovers" - this always struck a chord with me) made for a potent mix
For mine the hero on this album was and always will be Andy Gills jagged raggedy angular guitars which blew me away in 79 and continues to do so today
Não se levar tanto a sério deu mto certo aqui! O baixo é insano!
Jangly punk riffs that appeal to me in the way that early XTC does.
I'm not really a fan of punk music, but I must admit that this album is impressive.
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