Oh, Inverted World (studio album) by The Shins

Oh, Inverted World
Oh, Inverted World by The Shins
Year: 2001
Overall rank: 531st   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 613 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2001 (11th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2000s (92nd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (531st)
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The Shins bestography

Oh, Inverted World is ranked 2nd best out of 6 albums by The Shins on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Shins is Chutes Too Narrow which is ranked number 336 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,909.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 613 votes)
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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 78.9/100, a mean average of 77.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.9.

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65/100
From 05/23/2020 16:31
Very twee! Are you sure this wasn't released in the sixties?
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90/100
From 09/06/2018 03:58
Unlike many, I didn't discover The Shins through the movie Garden State and the song from that movie soundtrack, New Slang (it will 'change your life' and all that). I was initially blown away by their second album Chutes To Narrow which led me on to this other excellent album of theirs. Like Chutes, there isn't a bad tune here. It's understated production makes it less glossy in sound but a bit more cred as an indie classic. And while New Slang won't necessarily change your life, it will give you a satisfied smile which is just as important sometimes.
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From 02/11/2018 19:05
Caring Is Creepy and New Slang are really good.
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55/100
From 12/16/2017 08:30
Loving Chutes Too Narrow I went back and checked this one out and it’s great. Well worth your time.
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80/100
From 02/03/2017 21:00
Great album. Full of good songs like Pressed in a Book, Girl Inform Me, Know Your Onion, and the rest. I probably like Chutes Too Narrow a little better, but this is a close second
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From 05/30/2016 20:56
Hipsters Unite!!!

Just kidding this is pretty good.
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100/100
From 01/15/2016 19:28
A brilliant, sweet, singular album.
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90/100
From 04/21/2015 13:56
Great songs.
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95/100
From 10/08/2014 18:45
great
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From 06/14/2014 19:55
Best album by The Shins by far. Some argue that Chutes Too Narrow is more consistent, but there isn't a bad song on here, and the highs are so much higher.
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