Jeopardy (studio album) by The Sound

Jeopardy
Jeopardy by The Sound
Year: 1980
Overall rank: 1,967th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 113 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1980 (43rd)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (314th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,967th)
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The Sound bestography

Jeopardy is ranked 2nd best out of 8 albums by The Sound on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Sound is From The Lion's Mouth which is ranked number 1734 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 986.

The Sound album bestography « Higher ranked (1,734th) This album (1,967th) Lower ranked (8,197th) »
From The Lion's MouthJeopardyAll Fall Down

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Jeopardy track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 79 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 113 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.4/100, a mean average of 78.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.2.

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90/100
From 06/21/2020 13:30
Very good post-punkband. IMHO this first album is better than From the Lion's Mouth. Don't understand that "I can't escape myself" never was a hit, it should have been.
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From 10/17/2016 23:57
Great album back in the day, still sounds great! Adrian Borland massive loss!!
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From 11/22/2014 04:08
Decent Joy Division inspired yet more danceable post-punk that likely served as the template for the Killers' Hot fuzz & Franz Ferdinand's s/t albums. Unfortunately, it's rather inconsistent and is most enjoyable on the first couple of spins.
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From 08/31/2014 11:02
One of the best post-punk album!
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From 06/15/2014 01:41
Extremely well done Joy Division inspired yet more danceable post-punk that likely served as the template for the Killers' Hot fuzz & Franz Ferdinand's s/t albums.
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From 05/09/2014 20:20
listening to this you would have been really cool in the early 80s. without the vogue - it's just the way-to-the-lions-mouth-record.
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95/100
From 02/04/2011 23:13
A vital post-punk album !
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Best Albums of 1980
1. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
2. Closer by Joy Division
3. Back In Black by AC/DC
4. Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys
5. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) by David Bowie
6. The River by Bruce Springsteen
7. Peter Gabriel III by Peter Gabriel
8. Making Movies by Dire Straits
9. Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
10. Permanent Waves by Rush
11. Pretenders by Pretenders
12. Crazy Rhythms by The Feelies
13. Sandinista! by The Clash
14. Boy by U2
15. Get Happy!! by Elvis Costello And The Attractions
16. Heaven And Hell by Black Sabbath
17. Ace Of Spades by Motörhead
18. Sound Affects by The Jam
19. Dirty Mind by Prince
20. Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden
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