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This Nation's Saving Grace (album) by The Fall 

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This Nation's Saving Grace
This Nation's Saving Grace by The Fall (1985)
Overall rank: 681st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 264 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1985 (10th)
Top albums of the 1980s (107th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (681st)

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The Fall bestography

This Nation's Saving Grace is ranked as the best album by The Fall.

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This Nation's Saving Grace rankings

This Nation's Saving Grace ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 264 votes)
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70/100
09/02/2017 17:55
59/100
 
85/100
09/02/2017 00:25
69/100
 
95/100
08/28/2017 16:19
78/100
 
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90/100
From cmoshier 08/23/2017 17:37
Arguably the best Fall record
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95/100
From TheSmiths82-87 06/22/2016 10:37
The most highly regarded album by the Fall on this particular site, and this album does still have much to shout about, it is better for example than the further trio of Brix albums that followed it. However, in my opinion it cannot compete with the likes of Grotesque, Hex or Perverted By Language, the songs aren't quite as good.

As an album it is quite consistent but it doesn't have that one truly exceptional Fall track on it, it has about five tracks that are very good which is almost enough really.
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Rating:  
100/100
From boyd94 01/20/2016 17:28
This has to be the most underrated album of all time. Every song is dynamite. 548th best album is absolutely criminal.
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85/100
From DeusExMackia 06/06/2015 16:22
It's not an easy thing to listen to, but it has a lasting resonance that I can't quite describe. This is a properly fleshed out Post-Punk work, and it shows with wonderful moodniess. If you can give it the time to appreciate it, it quickly becomes an excellent album.
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95/100
From Paulpaps 08/17/2014 18:17
According to the postman, it's like the bleeding bank of England!
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95/100
From WindowAbove 06/27/2014 02:48
One of the best 80s albums.
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5/100
From timtooky 04/22/2014 20:56
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From Secondsoul 12/17/2012 14:15
You'll either love this or hate it. I love it and think that Mark E. was at his peak in the mid eighties!
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From pdapperens 10/24/2012 18:39
Brilliant album!
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From Mirek 09/03/2012 14:43
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