Ágætis Byrjun (studio album) by Sigur Rós
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Ágætis Byrjun is ranked as the best album by Sigur Rós.
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|4 hours ago||MadhattanJack||255||75/100|
|4 days ago||robtinkham||456||86/100|
|5 days ago||Dimitritov||506||77/100|
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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 86.0/100, a mean average of 84.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 86.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.7.
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Album Rating: 84.89
1.Intro [Hidden Track]. (N/A - 55 - N/A)
5.Ný Batterí. 86
6.Hjartað Hamast (Bamm Bamm Bamm). 93
7. Viðrar Vel Til Loftárása. 84
8.Olsen Olsen. 85
9.Ágætis Byrjun. 76
This album is menacing and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
First heard this in 2018 and it was absolutely beautiful and transcending - I think it added to the other-worldliness that it was in Iceland (and some of his own made up gobble-di-gook)
It’s beautiful and well constructed. Wish I knew what the heck they were singing about.
What on Earth is this? It's amazing and confusing, and feels like I need to spend a day in a bathtub listening to it on repeat to get the entire experience.
This masterwork transcends all musical boundaries. It is the essence of life itself. They put everything they had and are into this project. I would recommend this album to everyone on Earth. Listen with a friend!
Suena bien. Es un disco que me relaja bastante
Sigur Rós paint a drab, dull, nearly colorless picture in a way I'd rather not relive.
Minha descoberta pessoal do ano! To todo cagado, que álbum incrível!
Still need to listen to this a dozen more times to become familiar with every track, but it's still awesome. Unique and gorgeous
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