Parachute (album) by The Pretty Things

Parachute
Parachute by The Pretty Things
Year: 1970
Overall rank: 3,143rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 72 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1970 (64th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (578th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,143rd)
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The Pretty Things bestography

Parachute is ranked 2nd best out of 25 albums by The Pretty Things on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Pretty Things is S.F. Sorrow which is ranked number 923 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,019.

The Pretty Things album bestography « Higher ranked (923rd) This album (3,143rd) Lower ranked (7,201st) »
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Parachute track list

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 72 votes)
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05/02/2020 22:07 Jameth  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,56969/100
 
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03/20/2020 13:03 FisnikFizz  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,84074/100
 
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01/23/2020 16:12 Dankel  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,68976/100
 
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01/16/2020 18:16 spinout  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,84683/100
 
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10/14/2019 10:05 Lisandro  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,99275/100

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This album is rated in the top 7% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 76.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 77.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.4.

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80/100
From 09/05/2019 01:55
Weak vocals, a terrific 1967 album in 1970, nothing resembling a hit. But all of that is why they will never overplay any of it on classic rock stations or in diners, leaving it untrampled for your own esoteric enjoyment, and in that context, it's a great album and all of the flaws I mentioned become virtues.
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From 03/17/2018 18:05
The best Pretty Things album. I love SF Sorrow but the first time I heard this record I was hooked. I can’t compare it to anything else as it is unique, not a concept album per se, but feels like one.
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From 03/26/2016 12:11
Brilliant!
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From 01/22/2016 20:34
One of my all time favorites and one of the greatest rock albums ever. The first six tracks blend one into the other seamlessly. Grass is the standout track for me.
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From 11/21/2014 08:03
I think this is The Pretty Things best album, alongside "SF Sorrow". This is a concept album of sorts, it's the anti-Sgt. Pepper. It has a dark pessimistic mood that incapsulates the late sixties decadence of inner cities.
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Best Albums of 1970
1. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
2. After The Gold Rush by Neil Young
3. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
4. All Things Must Pass by George Harrison
5. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon
6. Bitches Brew by Miles Davis
7. Moondance by Van Morrison
8. Led Zeppelin III by Led Zeppelin
9. Fun House by The Stooges
10. Cosmo's Factory by Creedence Clearwater Revival
11. Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek & The Dominos
12. Let It Be by The Beatles
13. Loaded by The Velvet Underground
14. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
15. American Beauty by Grateful Dead
16. Déjà Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
17. Deep Purple In Rock by Deep Purple
18. Tea For The Tillerman by Cat Stevens
19. Abraxas by Santana
20. Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd
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