Wasting Light (studio album) by Foo Fighters
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Wasting Light is ranked 2nd best out of 16 albums by Foo Fighters on BestEverAlbums.com.
The best album by Foo Fighters is The Colour And The Shape which is ranked number 343 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,442.
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Wasting Light track list
The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).
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|26 minutes ago||alexandermause||1,459||87/100|
|27 hours ago||jackharrison21||243||86/100|
|4 days ago||AMEIER||159||95/100|
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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.5/100, a mean average of 75.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.9.
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Foo Fighters finest moment where everything just seems to click. The writing is catchy though lyrically it can lack on occasion. At times they seriously rock out like a 90s hard rock band and it’s superb. Feels like an ode to the rock music that they enjoyed growing up.
O grande álbum da banda! Alcançaram o máximo de reconhecimento.
Album Rating: 74.55
1.Bridge Burning - 77
2.Rope - 71
3.Dear Rosemary - 70
4.White Limo - 74
5.Arlandria - 84
6.These Days - 72
7.Back & Forth - 56
8.A Matter Of Time - 69
9.Miss The Misery - 71
10.I Should Have Known - 92
11.Walk - 84
Very consistent album, there are no weak tracks. My highlights are Rope, Miss The Misery and Bridge Burning.
Some of the Foo's best material! The entire album isn't perfect, but the vintage sound carries on.
One of the best from the Foo's!
With the return of Pat Smear, the band is flourishing again. On this album the Foo Fighters make a good combination of the three guitars. Furthermore, the songwriting is very strong and the production is also very successful.
Really good album, Foo Fighters' best since The Colour and the Shape.
Up to this point, Dave Grohl & The Foos were treading water since 1999. This revitalised the band and the result is a wondrous achievement and a terrific listen from start to finish.
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