Emergency & I (album) by The Dismemberment Plan

Emergency & I
Emergency & I by The Dismemberment Plan
Year: 1999
Overall rank: 362nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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81/100 (from 419 votes)
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Award Top 5 albums of 1999 (5th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1990s (68th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (362nd)
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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 419 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 80.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 81.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.3.

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From 10/28/2019 21:23
Only one listen in and It's super captivating
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From 07/16/2018 23:49
Best tracks: A life of possibilities, you are invited, the city, what do you want me to say
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85/100
From 03/28/2018 06:42
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

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From 10/03/2017 05:58
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...
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80/100
From 06/19/2017 00:04
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
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From 06/16/2017 17:53
One of the best albums I've ever heard, hands down.
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From 04/11/2017 05:47
An off the wall crazy, and yet beautifully melodic album.
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90/100
From 12/22/2016 20:21
One of my alltime favorite mathrock albums
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From 10/04/2016 20:50
In my top 10 of all time. Love this record.
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From 09/20/2016 02:48
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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