Emergency & I (studio album) by The Dismemberment Plan
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|Rating||Date updated||Member||Album ratings||Avg. album rating|
|27 hours ago||Arthurknight||2,242||78/100|
|39 hours ago||FlapJackJoey||361||87/100|
|3 days ago||jackq||157||84/100|
|5 days ago||Cytoma||133||79/100|
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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 81.6/100, a mean average of 80.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.5.
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Only one listen in and It's super captivating
Best tracks: A life of possibilities, you are invited, the city, what do you want me to say
Yes it is definitely better the more I listen. "What Do You Want Me To Say" is the definite high point, but overall its a great album, especially if you're looking for a little change of pace from the usual. It really is nothing remotely like anything else
An album that, after two listens, I can definitely tell that I will like a lot later, but not yet. It combines the frenetic and nervous energy of the talking heads with a strange mix of prog/math rock, electronic experimentation, and pop sensibilities.
Some things still seem super annoying though, like the half-beat off rhythm in Gyroscope for no other purpose than to not be 4/4, and the horrendous sounding chord progression in the chorus of the jitters. But we'll see...
a very weird album that gives of a hint of partial insanity. So much fun to listen to and unlike most things that I have ever heard. quickly becoming a personal favourite
One of the best albums I've ever heard, hands down.
An off the wall crazy, and yet beautifully melodic album.
One of my alltime favorite mathrock albums
In my top 10 of all time. Love this record.
Weird as fuck album. It sounds like if Ben Folds took a bunch of drugs. Even though I like it a lot, it doesn't feel the same as other albums I like. I don't know how to explain it. It's like all the other albums I like are all one category and this one is a completely different category. Like I wanna say I get it but I might not. There might be one day that I listen to this and it finally lands in the same category as the rest of the stuff I listen to, but just a lot better. One thing's for sure I will definitely be coming back to this album a lot over the next couple months.
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