The New Abnormal (album) by The Strokes

The New Abnormal
The New Abnormal by The Strokes
Year: 2020
Release date: New2020-04-10 (released 48 days ago)
Overall rank: 8,511th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 310 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 2020 (2nd)
Award Top albums of the 2020s (2nd)
Award Best albums of all time (8,511th)

The Strokes bestography

The New Abnormal is ranked 6th best out of 6 albums by The Strokes on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Strokes is Is This It which is ranked number 21 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 43,273.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 87 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 310 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 83.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 84.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.8.

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Rating:  
90/100
From 4 days ago
Great album! Last two tracks are amazing!
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90/100
From 05/19/2020 00:10
Haven’t read the critics reviews but I’m now intrigued to read what their issue is with this album having read comments below. I’ve listened to the album over a dozen times now and it is a true return to form. Not that they have released any stinkers but this is a return to legendary rock status. It’s a progressive backtrack... if that oxymoron makes any sense...
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Rating:  
85/100
From 05/17/2020 10:37
Not sure I understand what the critics were saying.. This is really good stuff!
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Rating:  
100/100
From 05/08/2020 02:17
this album is something out of this world ... i'm serious ... i haven't heard a wonder like this in a long time ... i love it...
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Rating:  
95/100
From 05/06/2020 14:12
The critics can eat me...This album is terrific!
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Rating:  
95/100
From 05/03/2020 21:18
I was surprised. After all these years, finally a cool and casual album from the New Yorker Band. New Wave, Post-Punk and also some electronica. Catchy melodies and Julian's brilliant voice. This is absolutely worth listening to and I warmly recommend it.
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90/100
From 04/30/2020 23:51
A new Strokes album is always welcome especially now. Bad Decisions and Eternal Summer are my favorites so far. They are one of the few bands I’ve thoroughly enjoyed in the past 20 years.
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75/100
From 04/30/2020 02:53
One of the best Strokes album! Sounded really refreshing, each track is great.
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90/100
From 04/24/2020 08:27
I don't think I've ever seen a larger disparity between the critics' and audiences' reaction to an album as for this one. Everyone seems to be loving the album except the music critics and honestly, this is the victory The Strokes deserved. For a band who were put on the highest pedestal by the critics before they even really started the career, their whole discography since Is This It has felt like an attempt to gain that acclaim back, and they kept failing to impress them, and along the way, their fans.

But this album is a goddamn beast! a spectacle worth the 7 year wait, a redemption arc for one of the biggest band of the indie rock era; and I am almost glad that the critics are shitting on this obvious masterpiece, since now majority of their GP audience can finally tear the band's image away from their critique. And maybe this will help The Strokes themselves become more liberated from the Is This It era. Because, honestly, I was getting real tired of reading about how "they used to be so good in their first two albums" in literally every article about the band thereafter (and that one The National song).

I absolutely adore this album, and I cant wait to scream "drums please Fab" when they finally start performing it live. Fuck the critics man. This is the Strokes' year.
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From 04/23/2020 21:42
this new album by the Strokes is one of the best albums ever... it's huge ... yes, it's rock ... sorry...
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