Stadium Arcadium (studio album) by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Stadium Arcadium
Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year: 2006
Release date: 2006-05-05
Overall rank: 528th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 846 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2006 (8th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2000s (89th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (528th)

Red Hot Chili Peppers bestography

Stadium Arcadium is ranked 4th best out of 20 albums by Red Hot Chili Peppers on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Red Hot Chili Peppers is Blood Sugar Sex Magik which is ranked number 168 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,040.

Red Hot Chili Peppers album bestography « Higher ranked (410th) This album (528th) Lower ranked (1,476th) »
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Stadium Arcadium track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 846 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 73.5/100, a mean average of 72.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 73.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.6.

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From 05/06/2021 14:58
No song on this album should be rated below an 85. This is a masterpiece, as are By the Way, Blood Sugar Sex Magik and Californication. This hatred for RHCP music needs to stop. The track rating for this album is 80, which is insulting, as it should be at least 86, which is pretty obvious when you look at the exceptional quality of music.
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90/100
From 10/13/2020 04:49
Probably my favorite 'Chilli Peppers' record but not a particularly consistant one. Way too many average or weak tracks and it's just impossible to listen to in one sitting, zero reason for this being a 2 hour long album. That being said, I still really like this one and has ton of reply value, just wished they cut it in half and took the 14 best songs on the album and released the rest on some compilation.

Best song(s): "Dani California" "Snow" "She's Only 18" "Slow Cheetah" "Strip My Mind" "Desecration Smile"
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95/100
From 05/08/2020 15:44
This is an underrated Peppers album. I can see why because it came out late in their career, and it's a double album - people never really know how to digest those. But to me this is their best album. There are no filler tracks, I don't care what anyone says, and this is some of Frusciante's most experimental guitar work. I think they can ride the funk thing too much at times, but this is the exact opposite of that. Grade A songwriting, with one of the best modern drummers, bassists, and guitarists all in one band. Listen to this album!
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From 03/23/2020 15:42
Red Hot Chili Peppers' most ambitious album and one of the greatest double albums of all time, alongside Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' and the Beatles' 'White Album'.

It also perfectly captures a similar energy to that of the band's live performances, as well as their eclectic nature.

In my honest opinion, I have to say that this album is very overlooked and under appreciated, not being acknowledged as the masterpiece that it is.
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60/100
From 01/09/2020 09:13
As someone who isn't scared of a bit pop, I can enjoy this album just fine. Do I think this album changed something on the musical spectrum? No. I think this is already way better than you can expect from a band that has been going on for literal decades.
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From 07/07/2019 02:01
Really good album. Never feels dull even though it's over 2 hours long.
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60/100
From 01/06/2019 10:52
Originally slated for 3 album's to be released 6 month's apart , 'Stadium Arcadium' was instead released as a mammoth 2 hour double album which can be daunting to the uninitiated on early listens. Let's be honest - there's a lot to take to absorb , but fear not I'm here to help , having done the leg work for you. Please find below my Stadium Arcadium Survival Guide

Step 1
Obtain Digital Copy of 'Stadium Arcadium'

Step 2
Create 2 Playlist Folders , name one "Stadium Arcadium" and name the other "Stadium Arcadium Should Have Been B-Sides"

Step 3
In to the "Stadium Arcadium" playlist add the 5 album singles plus the 9 tracks listed below, tracks 1 and 2 need to be "Dani California" followed by "Tell Me Baby" and the final track must be Death Of a Martian" but every other track can be in any order of your choosing. Your Playlist should look something like this
(1) Dani California (single)
(2) Tell Me Baby (single)
(3) Snow (Hey Ho) (single)
(4) Desecration Smile (single)
(5) Hump de Bump (single)
(6) Stadium Arcadium
(7) Slow Cheetah
(8) Torture Me
(9) C'mon Girl
(10) Wet Sand
(11) 21st Century
(12) Ready Made
(13) Make You Feel Better
(14) Death of a Martian

Step 4
Move all remaining tracks into the "Stadium Arcadium Should Have Been B-Sides" Playlist

Step 5
Delete the "Stadium Arcadium Should Have Been B-Sides" Playlist as I can guarantee you'll never listen to it

Your welcome , happy to help
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Rating:  
60/100
From 12/17/2018 19:54
Typical double album syndrome... there's a very decent 12 song album in here, somewhere.
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70/100
From 05/02/2018 15:42
Just a collection of good (first half) or quite good (second half) songs. If it was two times shorter it would be much better. Reminds me of "Out of the blue" by Electric light orchestra.
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80/100
From 04/04/2018 03:31
This album was a game changer for me. I listened to every Red Hot Chili Peppers record previous, and then BAM! They drop this double LP. Its got the hits and the hidden gems all throughout the track list. One of my favorites in the bands discography.
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