Houses Of The Holy (album) by Led Zeppelin

Houses Of The Holy
Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
Year: 1973
Overall rank: 96th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
85/100 (from 1,761 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 1973 (2nd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1970s (24th)
Award Top 100 albums of all time (96th)

Led Zeppelin bestography

Houses Of The Holy is ranked 4th best out of 22 albums by Led Zeppelin on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Led Zeppelin is Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) which is ranked number 12 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 59,658.

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Houses Of The Holy track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 86 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
85/100 (from 1,761 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 84.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 85.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.6.

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85/100
From 04/19/2020 16:42
Highlgihts:

The Rain Song
Over The Hills And Far Away
No Quarter
The Ocean
The Song Remains The Same
D'yer Mak'er
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100/100
From 02/11/2020 17:28
the best led zeppelin album
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95/100
From 08/30/2019 02:45
The arrangements and the songwriting are what really get me--completely assured, not a single misstep, everything in place. And all four are such powerful, masterful performers; Bonham and JPJ at the bottom of the mix are forces of nature. Awesome.
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From 07/30/2019 16:40
with this album , zeppelin got a perfect run of 5 albums, just like Stevie wonder on this decade
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90/100
From 06/19/2019 20:08
Another awesome album by Led Zeppelin. This album, the debut, and IV make for an awesome trio of albums.
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From 05/24/2019 18:37
Houses of the Holy is my favorite Zeppelin album. Each song takes a life of itself , this such a diverse album.
Essential Songs: song remains the same, rainbsong, over hills and far away, no quarter
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50/100
From 05/24/2019 17:19
This album took time for me to dig deep into, but once I did, it was sure worth the wait! One of Led Zeppelin's absolute best!
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90/100
From 03/29/2019 10:48
Another masterpiece from Zeppelin, diverse, original and immaculately played.
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75/100
From 01/27/2019 11:17
Ainda são incríveis.
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80/100
From 12/09/2018 02:29
A great album. Zep's most fun since II. Like many, there are days I just have to skip D'yer Mak'er, but still a great album overall.
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Best Albums of 1973
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
3. Innervisions by Stevie Wonder
4. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
5. Quadrophenia by The Who
6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
7. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
8. Raw Power by Iggy And The Stooges
9. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
10. Future Days by Can
11. (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd) by Lynyrd Skynyrd
12. Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock
13. Berlin by Lou Reed
14. For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
15. The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle by Bruce Springsteen
16. Closing Time by Tom Waits
17. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
18. Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
19. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath
20. Artaud by Pescado Rabioso
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