Flood (studio album) by They Might Be Giants

Flood
Flood by They Might Be Giants
Year: 1990
Overall rank: 1,174th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 249 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1990 (15th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (227th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,174th)
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They Might Be Giants- 'Flood'- 1990 CD
Condition: Very Good
Time left: 5h 49m 57s
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THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS 1990 magazine print ad for album FLOOD app 22x30cm
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Time left: 16h 49m 6s
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Unopened FLOOD by THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS 1990 Alternative Indie RockThe Pink Album
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Flood is ranked as the best album by They Might Be Giants.

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Flood track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 79 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 79 (40 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 84 (53 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 84 (44 votes)Comments: 1
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Rating: 75 (35 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 71 (33 votes)Comments: 0
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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 249 votes)
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4 days ago Br0wn  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 11878/100
 
90/100
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09/05/2020 21:53 SYRO-EXAI  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 61391/100
 
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07/08/2020 14:09 Christelex  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 30866/100
 
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06/04/2020 14:14 Dingerbell  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,21162/100
 
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06/04/2020 00:48 WilliamFrayer  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 81280/100

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This album is rated in the top 8% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.1/100, a mean average of 75.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.0.

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Flood comments

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90/100
From 03/01/2020 01:25
classic album pushing the boundaries of pop rock into unchartered waters such as fantasy storytelling, absurdism and surrealism...
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90/100
From 11/03/2017 20:50
Best Tracks: Lucky Ball And Chain, Particle Man, Minimum Wage
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Rating:  
80/100
From 05/17/2016 20:31
Joyful tomfoolery that plays it a little safer that their previous work.
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70/100
From 05/15/2016 19:31
There's times when I'm like I can't believe these guys have a music career... but then I listen to:

Birdhouse In Your Soul
Istanbul
Particle Man
Minimum Wage
Letterbox
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70/100
From 05/15/2016 19:06
Fantastic individual songs... absolute torture for me to listen to this whole album from beginning to end... but really fantastic individual songs.
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75/100
From 10/04/2015 09:43
This is a hard album to rate. It is pretty far out there. But it is super enjoyable.
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Rating:  
80/100
From 09/06/2014 00:51
its pretty silly but i need some more of that. sometimes its good to have a band that doesn't take themselves seriously
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85/100
From 09/01/2014 16:26
funny and quirky on the surface, but with some quite pointed and poignant lyrics at times.
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100/100
From 08/15/2014 15:19
One of my favorite albums ever. It's hard not to sing along with ever song.
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80/100
From 07/30/2014 09:18
This is the album that had most commercial success. But they did some other most amazing stuff.
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