Vespertine (studio album) by Björk

Vespertine
Vespertine by Björk
Year: 2001
Overall rank: 221st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 813 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2001 (7th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (39th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (221st)
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Björk bestography

Vespertine is ranked 2nd best out of 23 albums by Björk on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Björk is Homogenic which is ranked number 113 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 15,463.

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Vespertine track list

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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Vespertine ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 813 votes)
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3 days ago juanr1096  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 3,90879/100
 
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07/23/2020 20:25 coday97  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,63982/100
 
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07/21/2020 15:07 sebfox  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,97078/100
 
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07/21/2020 08:15 sekejcz  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 10078/100
 
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07/18/2020 00:45 BenCatania1  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 33786/100

Rating metrics: Outliers can be removed when calculating a mean average to dampen the effects of ratings outside the normal distribution. This figure is provided as the trimmed mean. A high standard deviation can be legitimate, but can sometimes indicate 'gaming' is occurring. Consider a simplified example* of an item receiving ratings of 100, 50, & 0. The mean average rating would be 50. However, ratings of 55, 50 & 45 could also result in the same average. The second average might be more trusted because there is more consensus around a particular rating (a lower deviation).
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.2/100, a mean average of 81.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.6.

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From 07/16/2020 19:40
I've been listening to this compulsively (along with every other Björk album) for the past week or so. This is undoubtedly a beautiful and captivating album. I'm changing my rating from 95 to 100.
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From 07/08/2020 01:12
This is the first Björk album I've listened to, and I am immediately a fan. Such an incredible voice, great production, amazing songwriting. She's like Kate Bush but more eclectic. I'm sure I will like here other albums.
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From 06/16/2020 07:44
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From 04/03/2020 23:19
A Masterpice ladies and gentleman
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85/100
From 03/27/2020 06:39
Beautifull album
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From 03/07/2020 00:15
Follows a similar concept to Homogenic, but showcases some more soul from Björk. The tracks feel romantic to erotic. Definitely my favorite.
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From 03/01/2020 07:06
i cried like 5 times
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From 06/19/2019 06:50
A great talent that showcases great creative music in this album.
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From 02/27/2019 20:40
I am a big fan of Icelandic music and Björk is for me the perfect pop artist. "Vespertine" marks once again an evolution in the music of the artist, the album is cold and yet so warm, the beauty is at its peak! Björk writes with "Vespertine" his own fairy tale. It is not about poverty but about an album that aims on the contrary homogeneity, where Homogenic paradoxically spread on an extremely varied musical panel. This homogeneity is a richness, Vespertine listening as a story for children. Often the choirs carry the melody to peaks of emotion, it's magic. This is a wonderful album, magical and moving, which differs from the Icelandic discography by its extremely bright side. "Vespertine" is, for me, Björk's best album.

10/10

Best track: "Pagan Poetry"
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From 02/22/2019 04:32
Beautifully magical across each track. Absolutely heavenly vocals and soothing instrumentals. The kind of album that makes you warm and fuzzy inside on a winter day.
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