El Oso (studio album) by Soul Coughing

El Oso
El Oso by Soul Coughing
Year: 1998
Overall rank: 5,402nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 39 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1998 (90th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (962nd)
Award Best albums of all time (5,402nd)
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El Oso by Soul Coughing (CD, Sep-1998, Warner Bros.)
Condition: Very Good
Time left: 58m 11s
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Soul Coughing CD album (CDLP) El Oso USA promo 2-46800-AB SLASH 1998
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Time left: 1d 19h 10m 25s
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Soul Coughing bestography

El Oso is ranked 2nd best out of 3 albums by Soul Coughing on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Soul Coughing is Ruby Vroom which is ranked number 2915 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 515.

Soul Coughing album bestography « Higher ranked (2,915th) This album (5,402nd) Lower ranked (8,877th) »
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El Oso track list

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El Oso ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 39 votes)
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03/16/2020 13:35 ssteve  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,30179/100
 
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10/16/2019 15:15 boppare  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,76279/100
 
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09/20/2018 02:26 ExTeaSea  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 3,29284/100

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This album is rated in the top 25% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.4/100, a mean average of 73.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.1.

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From 07/31/2013 00:21
Wow, this record grows. After a lot of listens you really see the immensity being brought to the table. No other band uses upright bass to the effect these guys do—"Funky" is the best way to describe it, but it's the opposite of mindless. This is fused with electronics, providing a timeless quality. Obvious pick is I Miss The Girl, one of Soul Coughing's best tracks—but the whole album grooves down many avenues.
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75/100
From 03/02/2013 05:17
This was back in the days I used to listen to X-96 at work for a few hours every day. "Circles" was a song they played a few times a day for a while... everyone in the office got real sick of it, except for me, so since I was manning the radio, it got turned up every time it came on.
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70/100
From 04/28/2012 17:17
Decent record, fav tracks; Rolling, Circles, $300.
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