Kaputt (studio album) by Destroyer

Kaputt
Kaputt by Destroyer
Year: 2011
Release date: 2011-01-25
Overall rank: 447th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 540 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2011 (7th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2010s (62nd)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (447th)

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Kaputt is ranked as the best album by Destroyer.

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Kaputt track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 540 votes)
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05/08/2021 17:17 bonnequestion  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 95470/100
 
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04/28/2021 19:36 DommeDamian  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,78962/100
 
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04/24/2021 15:40 Mauce  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 73782/100
 
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04/14/2021 14:09 mjl77  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4462/100

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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.3/100, a mean average of 78.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.3.

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60/100
From 02/04/2021 00:12
Hot take: The New Pornographers have released 8 albums

Dan Bejar AKA Destroyer has released 12 albums to 2020

Personally I much prefer the formers quality over the latter’s quantity
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60/100
From 04/13/2020 18:01
From listening his latest and first album, I was wondering how this minor artist was even found. But listening to this one, I get it. The only improvement is a slicker production however.
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Rating:  
95/100
From 01/01/2020 22:47
Smooth, jazzy and easy listening. This is the first album I've listened to by Destroyer and was blown away by its excellence. My girlfriend uses this record to calm her nerves during long flights, which is saying something.

Favorite tracks: Kaputt, Suicide Demo for Kara Walker, Downtown
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Rating:  
85/100
From 01/31/2019 18:55
That is absolutely beautiful!
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85/100
From 01/01/2019 10:23
Another great album BEA has pointed me toward.
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From 03/24/2017 12:40
This was actually quite good and interesting. It sounds jazzy and relaxing but is never boring. Unique stuff for sure.
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90/100
From 03/21/2017 07:48
I don't usually enjoy the jazz rock thing too much, it's a little cheesy but there's some things I can't deny:

This Destroyer at his most vulnerable, pivotal and in one of his best phases.
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90/100
From 02/14/2017 03:12
The melodies on this album are really outstanding.
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100/100
From 10/19/2016 13:12
Incredibly beautiful and brilliant album from a fantastic artist. Probably best of the decade. Extremely underrated.
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