Favourite Worst Nightmare (studio album) by Arctic Monkeys

Favourite Worst Nightmare
Favourite Worst Nightmare by Arctic Monkeys
Year: 2007
Release date: 2007-04-18
Overall rank: 241st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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80/100 (from 1,186 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2007 (6th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (41st)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (241st)
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Arctic Monkeys bestography

Favourite Worst Nightmare is ranked 3rd best out of 9 albums by Arctic Monkeys on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Arctic Monkeys is Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not which is ranked number 51 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 25,343.

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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: 
80/100 (from 1,186 votes)
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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 79.8/100, a mean average of 78.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.6.

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From 08/09/2020 04:11
One of the most consistently good albums ever. If you took out "The Bad Thing" and "Old Yellow Bricks" this album would actually be perfect. Unfortunaetly those two tracks somewhat bring down the overall quality. But despite that, this record is phenomenal and is incredibly relistenable.

Best Tracks: 505, Fluorescent Adolescent, Do Me A Favour, Brianstorm, Teddy Picker, Only Ones Who Know
Worst Tracks: Old Yellow Bricks, The Bad Thing

Overall: 98/100
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90/100
From 04/29/2020 20:13
9.2/10 A consistently great hard rock album. This is where Matt Helders really shows himself to be one of the greatest drummers ever.

Favorites: Brianstorm and 505 (9.5/10)
Least Favorite: The Bad Thing (8.2/10)
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From 04/29/2020 20:12
9.2/10 A consistently great hard rock album. This is where Matt Helders really shows himself to be one of the greatest drummers ever.

Favorites: Brianstorm and 505 (9.5/10)
Least Favorite: The Bad Thing (8.2/10)
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95/100
From 04/16/2020 20:30
Their best album. It takes the biting remarks and observations of their debut album and build more story on it in each song. Their subject content is also more mature, reflecting on their image in the public eye, aging, thrills in relationships, and breakups. The instrumentation is never better on any other, either, with Matt Helders frantic drumming a particular highlight. Jamie Cook's tremolo and reverb solos add great effect and tone to the snark and dark feel. Only The Bad Thing can be seen as meh, but it follows the albums themes, both musically and lyrically, so it is quite forgiven. But everything else is flawless.
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From 08/28/2019 19:41
At first, you think this record is too much like his predecessor, but you notice at half the album than the sound is evolving. A great album led by a masterpiece.

Standout tracks: Fluorescent Adolescent, Do Me a Favour, 505
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From 11/04/2018 09:48
For me the first four tracks don't work, then the album picks up ending with the best track.
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90/100
From 08/27/2018 20:55
I really couldn't get into their debut, but this is absolutely fantastic! Very solid sound all throughout. The second half isn't nearly as strong but it's a nice album to listen to in the background, and I don't say that as something bad. One of those alt rock records to accompany an evening.
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From 08/02/2018 17:09
First half is nearly perfect, second half makes me drop the score though. Still a fantastic record.
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From 07/10/2018 21:31
Flows better than their debut. 8.4/10.
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From 03/19/2018 02:33
Incredible transition from "Whatever people say..." A great sounding alternative album, phenomenal in every direction it is listened to. Highly recommended!
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