Tattoo You (studio album) by The Rolling Stones

Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones
Year: 1981
Overall rank: 1,110th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 524 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1981 (14th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (174th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,110th)

The Rolling Stones bestography

Tattoo You is ranked 7th best out of 95 albums by The Rolling Stones on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Rolling Stones is Exile On Main St. which is ranked number 43 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 27,132.

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Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 524 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 13% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 75.0/100, a mean average of 74.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.0.

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85/100
From 05/02/2022 05:54
Album of the year. 1981
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From 01/03/2022 12:36
Quizás, el último gran álbum de los Stones, comparable a sus clásicos de los 60 y principios de los 70.
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From 03/25/2021 01:04
My favorite by them.
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From 03/17/2021 22:27
I cant say that i am really keen on this album, definitely would not buy it. The first four tracks are ok, along with the last three. I think that Goat Head Soup and Its Only Rock And Roll are better albums.
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80/100
From 03/13/2021 18:55
The last decent stones album
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From 01/02/2021 06:41
This one just fell flat for me. I've always hated "Start Me Up" and it seems like that was really the only notable song from this. Nothing bad, the songs are quite fine for a first time listen but I can't imagine i'll be going back to this soon. Maybe my least favorite Stones record.

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From 12/08/2020 21:35
Clássico instantâneo quando lançado e sobreviveu muito bem a prova do tempo.
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From 09/08/2020 19:26
Love This One! Rating (84.09)
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From 01/05/2020 17:41
A commercial success. Perhaps they should of packed it in after this release.
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From 02/11/2018 15:46
"Tattoo you" non sembra affatto quello che in effetti è, una raccolta di scarti realizzati nei sette anni precedenti. Quasi tutte le canzoni che lo compongono sono così riuscite che sarebbero state tra le migliori degli album dai quali sono state scartate e non mi riferisco solo a dischi come "Goats head soup", ma pure a "Some girls". Basterebbe "Start me up" a garantire all'album un posto rilevante nella discografia degli Stones ma poi c'è molto altro, tra rock, blues, soul e ballate.
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Best Albums of 1981
1. Moving Pictures by Rush
2. Computerwelt [Computer World] by Kraftwerk
3. Discipline by King Crimson
4. My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno & David Byrne
5. Juju by Siouxsie And The Banshees
6. Time by Electric Light Orchestra
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8. Faith by The Cure
9. Damaged by Black Flag
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14. Tattoo You by The Rolling Stones
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17. Face Value by Phil Collins
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