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The B-52's (album) by The B-52's 

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The B-52's
The B-52's by The B-52's (1979)
Overall rank: 710th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 325 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1979 (14th)
Top albums of the 1970s (170th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (710th)

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2 EMPTY CD LONGBOXES NO CD'S THE B-52'S SELF TITLED AND WILD PLANET
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The B-52s Cosmic Thing (CD, 1989, Reprise Records)
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The B-52's bestography

The B-52's is ranked as the best album by The B-52's.

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 325 votes)
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80/100
From antiquusxy 03/05/2018 00:31
So uncool that it's actually the coolest thing around... a lot of fun !
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90/100
From cmoshier 11/03/2017 20:53
Best Tracks: Rock Lobster, Downtown, 6060-842
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70/100
From cuzIsed 01/04/2017 11:52
Like so much lamp on scalp, this one gets your blood flowing. Fun AF! a must have on the commute to work
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From Astronot 06/25/2016 03:08
It just has this charming character to it that is just so magnetic.

You really don't hear albums that have such a quirky fun vibe to them.
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90/100
From trevmac 03/10/2016 18:24
Dance This Mess Around is my Favorite song from this album
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80/100
From Rich150 01/17/2016 21:45
Great, fun album....Dance This Mess Around has always been a favourite and anything with Rock Lobster has to have a certain amount of genius. Unsure whether it's their best offering but a cracking start. Shame it ends with Downtown which isn't very good.
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From junodog4 01/22/2015 03:32
Good times. Don't take yourself so seriously.
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From Liedzeit 07/18/2014 07:35
The album includes my all-time favorite lyrics:
"There's a moon in the sky
It's called the moon."
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From GARY 11/11/2011 09:35
Great one that is quite unique.

Give it a go, you will not regret it.
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