Western Stars (studio album) by Bruce Springsteen

Western Stars
Western Stars by Bruce Springsteen
Year: 2019
Release date: 2019-06-14
Overall rank: 3,604th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 135 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2019 (40th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (661st)
Award Best albums of all time (3,604th)
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Bruce Springsteen bestography

Western Stars is ranked 14th best out of 121 albums by Bruce Springsteen on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Bruce Springsteen is Born To Run which is ranked number 65 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 22,270.

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Western Stars track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Western Stars rankings

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Latest 20 charts that this album appears in:

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2021juanr1096Top 100 Music Albums of 201987/1001
2021 CharlieBarleyTop 100 Music Albums of the 2010s75/1005
2021cronadigallinaTop 100 Music Albums of 201925/1004
2021Exist-en-cielTop 100 Music Albums of 201982/1001
2021ASOAREUK's Official Albums Chart Top 100 - Year End-201935/100 -
2021 PurplepashRanked listening log 2019 201-30090/100 -
2021dougcummingsTop 39 Music Albums of 201918/393
2021 TamthebamTop 100 Music Albums of the 2010s73/1006
2021ReelBigTophTop Soundtracks of All Time47/100 -
2021LosWochosTop 84 Music Albums of 201942/843
2021 GlitterboiiiTop 50 Music Albums of 201940/501
2021 PurplepashYa joking? Should've been higher! 2019 edition94/100 -
2021ASOAREBelgium Flanders Official Chart Top 100 - Year End-201917/100 -
2021JohnnyoTop 73 Music Albums of 201957/731
2021TheKameraEyeTop 23 Music Albums of 201912/233
2021 BozoTyrannusTop 16 Music Albums of 20196/163
2021henrygreen0203Top 42 Music Albums of 20196/424
2021ASOAREFrance Official Chart Top 100 - Year End-201985/100 -
2021joathomeTop 73 Music Albums of 201921/734
2021PretenderTop 28 Music Albums of 201912/283
Total Charts: The total number of charts that this album has appeared in. 117
Total Rank Score: The total rank score. 402

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Western Stars ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 135 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 6% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.7/100, a mean average of 76.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.0.

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40/100
From 10/20/2020 10:49
Jun19. I usually love Bruce's slower, solo efforts, but this one did not do it for me first time through. Not as folky as other releases. More operatic with strings and overly produced and clean. More of a Californian, Eagles vibe. A couple of songs marked for further listening. 2/5
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From 08/27/2020 00:38
At nearly 70 years of age and a net worth of half a billion, you’d expect The Boss to be retracing steps. However, on Western Stars his attention is clearly set on establishing a late career high. With little filler and showcasing what he does best, the artfully constructed stories are relatable to the everyman. The music is also to note, containing some of his most beautiful arrangements and intricate musicianship. Western Stars only solidifies Springsteen’s mastery of songwriting and is a gift to his millions of fans including myself.
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80/100
From 06/08/2020 14:23
Enjoyed. Different direction for sure, however the Boss pulled it off well.
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70/100
From 05/16/2020 10:18
Good work by Bruce, favorite song Sleepy Joe's Café.
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80/100
From 01/07/2020 15:52
Western Stars has grown on me. Some beautiful lyrics. Tracks that stand out for me are Tuscon Train, There goes my Miracle & Hello Sunshine.
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75/100
From 12/21/2019 02:21
I applaud the production, as it makes decent lyrical content sound better. Not as good as Wrecking Ball but I'll gladly settle for records like this from an American treasure who is entering the sixth decade of his career.

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From 10/06/2019 17:55
this is best album since ghost of tom joad.beautiful on the ear.sold well her in uk but im surprised not as well liked in usa.it took only a couple of plays until I felt the love for it.not many albums i can say that instant love for it.
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75/100
From 09/03/2019 04:34
His best since the 80:s.

1. BORN TO RUN
2. DARKNESS
3. THE WILD, THE INNOCENT
4. GREETINGS
5. BORN IN THE USA
6.WESTERN STARS
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From 08/19/2019 19:46
Decent album which I suspect will grow on me the more listens I have.
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85/100
From 07/04/2019 09:13
Wow. I didn't really expect this to be this good when I started to listen. But I was convinced after the first three songs. It's americana, it's bombastic but somehow most of the songs remain intimate.
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