Steve McQueen (studio album) by Prefab Sprout

Steve McQueen by Prefab Sprout
Year: 1985
Overall rank: 580th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 310 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1985 (9th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1980s (88th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (580th)
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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 310 votes)
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06/23/2022 19:07 DommeDamian  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,46553/100

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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 79.0/100, a mean average of 78.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.9.

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85/100
From 02/03/2022 15:25
After a bit of a thinking a raised my ranking to 85/100, deservedly!
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From 02/03/2022 15:17
The very stylish, jazzy, and pop sensible album, a pleasant surprise this is!
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65/100
From 01/03/2022 18:33
breathy decent pop songs
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85/100
From 10/08/2021 19:15
Great lyrics and interesting use of startling sounds throughout.
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90/100
From 09/06/2021 22:31
This album is full of great songs and all of them have some of the best lyrics I have heard on a pop album. I don't hear much hype around this album and I am completely shocked by this as this record is amazing. There are so many brilliant pop songs all of which are intelligent and are multi-layered and give you a lot to explore. Also, it is a bit more chill compared to other pop records and allows for you to really enjoy the music as it unfolds. The vocal partnership is genius as well and I love the contrast between the male and female vocal that makes this record unique. The instrumentation varies from track to track as well and the quality of music is incredible. This is a fantastic album and I implore that you listen to this record if you haven't already.
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70/100
From 08/22/2021 13:48
apart fromthe excellent wlbd,i was very disappointed with this album.
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From 05/07/2021 16:42
An absolutely wonderful 80s sophistipop album that totally encapsulates the music of the mid-80s. Great album
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From 03/11/2020 21:52
I enjoyed it more than I expected from the first couple minutes.
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From 09/29/2019 16:33
An excellent mid eighties pop/soft rock album that offered an alternative to a lot of the purely synth led bands/artists of the era. Prefab Sprout were excellent musicians but also offered a unique harmony between the male and females vocals of Paddy McAloon and Wendy Smith. 'When Love Breaks Down' and 'Appetite' are particular favourites of mine.
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