Based On A True Story (studio album) by Fat Freddy's Drop

Based On A True Story by Fat Freddy's Drop
Year: 2005
Release date: 2005-07-01
Overall rank: 9,979th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 19 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2005 (215th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (1,936th)
Award Best albums of all time (9,979th)
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Fat Freddy's Drop bestography

Based On A True Story is ranked 2nd best out of 4 albums by Fat Freddy's Drop on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Fat Freddy's Drop is Blackbird which is ranked number 9544 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 120.

Fat Freddy's Drop album bestography « Higher ranked (9,544th) This album (9,979th) Lower ranked (35,864th) »
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 77 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 19 votes)
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01/30/2021 00:24 Shane  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 7688/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 13% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 75.3/100, a mean average of 76.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.0.

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From 05/16/2020 06:29
They're never in a hurry with their songs, so if you've only a 2 or 3 minute attention span then you're playing the wrong album. If you're happy to hear something developing, changing, subtle sounds and changes, infused with a cool high-tech soul-dub south-pacific reggae-soul sound then you're onto a winner. fat Freddy are absolutely awesome live, somehow just always get the audience going in a cool grove and band happily takes a good 10 or 15 minutes on a track!
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This album is original and catchy.
For people who like to relax this is the perfect music, it is an intergration of jazz, soul, pop, dub and roots creating an unique and brilliant that everyone will love.
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