Mothership Connection (studio album) by Parliament

Mothership Connection by Parliament
Year: 1975
Overall rank: 750th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 401 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1975 (11th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (171st)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (750th)
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Parliament : Mothership Connection (CD, Jul-1994, Casablanca) *Very Good*
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Mothership Connection by Parliament (CD, Jul-1994, Casablanca)
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PARLIAMENT Mothership Connection CASABLANCA LP
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 401 votes)
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09/17/2021 19:12 teague  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,32681/100
 
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09/10/2021 15:40 djnizzi  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,12581/100
 
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09/09/2021 22:57 bonnequestion  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,00670/100
 
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09/08/2021 16:21 CruiseS  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 20386/100

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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.6/100, a mean average of 79.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.5.

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90/100
From 09/17/2021 19:13
Supremely funky. I think the first song does meander a bit in the second half, but pretty much every second of this thing is absolutely fun.
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From 09/08/2021 16:21
funk funk funk funk with some added funk
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85/100
From 06/21/2021 22:33
Impossível ficar parado! Grande instrumental e maravilhoso groove.
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80/100
From 05/23/2021 09:35
While the funk world was slowly shortening their beats to create disco, this group showed old-fashioned funk is not at all done with its journeys.
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From 01/15/2021 12:57
Three all-time great funk tracks, no let-downs AND a personal favorite in Handcuffs.
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From 02/12/2020 05:23
Good album.

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95/100
From 06/18/2019 21:39
100/100

Funky at his very best, Funk is a very underrated genre :(, excellent album to hear and dance, excellent music
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80/100
From 12/10/2018 21:43
While the concept portion of the album is a bit vague above all the album funks.
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90/100
From 06/14/2018 16:23
I wanna get funked up! Love this album. Stays groovy after several hundred listens
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85/100
From 11/18/2017 20:16
Funk at it´s best, the only downside is the mixing and mastering on CD, but it must sound amazing on vinyl.
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Best Albums of 1975
1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
2. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
3. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
4. A Night At The Opera by Queen
5. Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
6. Another Green World by Brian Eno
7. Horses by Patti Smith
8. Tonight's The Night by Neil Young
9. Fleetwood Mac (1975) by Fleetwood Mac
10. Toys In The Attic by Aerosmith
11. Mothership Connection by Parliament
12. The Hissing Of Summer Lawns by Joni Mitchell
13. The Köln Concert by Keith Jarrett
14. Young Americans by David Bowie
15. Zuma by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
16. Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John
17. Sabotage by Black Sabbath
18. The Basement Tapes by Bob Dylan & The Band
19. Expensive Shit by Fela Kuti & Africa 70
20. Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield
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