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Faust IV (album) by Faust

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Faust IV
Faust IV by Faust (1973)
Overall rank: 836th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 238 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top albums of 1973 (25th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (198th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (836th)

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Faust bestography

Faust IV is ranked 2nd best out of 12 albums by Faust on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Faust is Faust which is ranked number 747 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 3,392.

Faust album bestography « Higher ranked (747th) This album (836th) Lower ranked (3,449th) »
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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 238 votes)
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85/100
03/19/2019 12:51
84/100
 
70/100
03/12/2019 16:45
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02/21/2019 09:16
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01/26/2019 17:23
84/100
 
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01/21/2019 05:05
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85/100
Quite an awesome album. Not what I was expecting, but still awesome
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Listen to this right after "A Love Supreme". It's impossible not to spot some similarities.
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From Aruji
This album is like the culmunation of all preceeding Faust albums. Somehow they managed to make this their best album. This album is lika a psychedelic journey throug noisy experimentation which never dips in quality. Krautrock and the Just A Second - Picnic On A Frozen River, Deuxieme Tableaux are the best things they ever did.
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90/100
A colossal sonic landscape. It takes time to explore all of the deep crevices that make this album such a special place to exist within.
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I love the Sad PSkinhead.
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From zonrod
Founding member Hans Joachim Irmler once described Faust as being ‘musical dada’ which is probably the best way to put their sound into words. A bizarre collage of noisy guitars, experimental percussion and snippets of jazz all created with a sense of anarchic fun. ‘Faust IV’ is a classic of its era. Like a lot of German albums of the decade it is almost criminally underrated but remains a must have for fans of experimental rock music. Still touring and recording today Faust have forged a unique musical path. This record offers a glimpse into their sound at its most accessible stage, managing to be both uncompromising and catchy.
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Trippy kosmische musik convulsions combine with Barret-esque whimsy. The result is somewhat of a radical, yet more focused (albeit less experimental) departure from their groundbreaking debut. This record grows on you with each listen as increasingly its complexities and subtleties are revealed.
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