Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine] (studio album) by Kraftwerk

Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine] by Kraftwerk
Year: 1978
Overall rank: 400th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 639 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1978 (6th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1970s (100th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (400th)
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Kraftwerk bestography

Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine] is ranked 2nd best out of 20 albums by Kraftwerk on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Kraftwerk is Trans-Europa Express which is ranked number 286 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 6,831.

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83/100 (from 639 votes)
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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 82.8/100, a mean average of 81.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.9.

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From 09/08/2021 17:05
beep beep whir thump beep rubbish electronic
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80/100
From 02/09/2021 12:35
Ecos desse álbum vai do synthopop ao hip hop! Gigante!
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75/100
From 01/26/2021 18:03
If you wanna get into Kraftwerk, this is a more fitting starting point than Trans-Europa Express, which might be too much as a first album.
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From 09/27/2020 05:33
Amazing!
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From 07/06/2020 06:14
My dad helped ease me into the world of electronic music and synthesizers from an early age, so I immediately loved Kraftwerk when I finally decided to check them out for my own. Die Mensch·Maschine is probably their most accessible work I've heard so far, it sounds fat and full, especially compared to their more minimal arrangements in the past. Das Model and Die Roboter are fantastic suites in their catalog, but the entire thing is well worth doing a deep dive into.
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From 05/31/2020 15:09
Ahead of it's time. Great!
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85/100
From 03/22/2020 08:18
Have recently bought this a vinyl re-issue. The production on this album is superb and really maximises the abilities of my audio kit. Favourite tracks are 'The Robots' and 'The Model'.
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From 12/31/2019 10:40
Great.
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From 07/23/2019 18:44
Favorite Tracks:Robots, Spacelab
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From 07/09/2019 16:04
90/100

at Same level as trans-europe-express !!!
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Best Albums of 1978
1. Darkness On The Edge Of Town by Bruce Springsteen
2. Parallel Lines by Blondie
3. The Cars by The Cars
4. This Year's Model by Elvis Costello
5. Van Halen by Van Halen
6. Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine] by Kraftwerk
7. Some Girls by The Rolling Stones
8. The Kick Inside by Kate Bush
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16. The Modern Dance by Pere Ubu
17. All Mod Cons by The Jam
18. Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! by Devo
19. Outlandos D'Amour by The Police
20. Powerage by AC/DC
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