Undertow (album) by Tool

Undertow
Undertow by Tool
Year: 1993
Overall rank: 980th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 399 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1993 (20th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (196th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (980th)
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Tool bestography

Undertow is ranked 4th best out of 8 albums by Tool on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Tool is Lateralus which is ranked number 169 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,013.

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Undertow track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 399 votes)
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05/09/2020 19:45 LosWochos  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 21,70475/100
 
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04/16/2020 19:14 CosmicMicrowaveO  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 38585/100

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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 77.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 79.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.5.

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Undertow comments

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From 12/31/2019 10:26
Awesome record.
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80/100
From 02/22/2019 17:44
Great debut album!
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85/100
From 12/20/2017 02:59
Underrated. If this was the sound that Tool stuck with everyone would love it. It doesn't have the scope of later Tool albums, but it rocks hard while giving the listener a shot of intelligent lyrics every once in a while.
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From 01/11/2016 08:20
A great debut album. "Intolerance" and "Sober" are among my favourite Tool songs. But in the grand scheme of things, this album was just the beginning for Tool.
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From 07/01/2015 01:30
Sober was awesome
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From 05/06/2015 21:34
Not a bad debut, but it lacks the interesting and dynamic metal songs of their subsequent albums. Sober is good and Prison Sex is decent, but the rest leaves a lot to be desired.
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From 01/21/2014 04:18
It's true - Tool hitting the mainstream led to a bunch of awful copycat bands. Can one resent them for that? Maybe not... but this album doesn't grab me.
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From 08/17/2013 00:51
A great debut album filled with great tracks a great debut from a groundbreaking band that was just getting started
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From 08/30/2012 03:26
The first three songs are Tool classics, and there are plenty of enjoyable passages throughout the rest of the material.
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90/100
From 06/05/2012 02:12
My fav TOOL album.
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Best Albums of 1993
1. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
2. In Utero by Nirvana
3. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
4. Souvlaki by Slowdive
5. Vs. by Pearl Jam
6. Debut by Björk
7. Midnight Marauders by A Tribe Called Quest
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12. Doggystyle by Snoop Dogg
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14. Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
15. Last Splash by The Breeders
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17. Pablo Honey by Radiohead
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19. Painful by Yo La Tengo
20. Undertow by Tool
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