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Perfect From Now On (album) by Built To Spill 

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Perfect From Now On
Perfect From Now On by Built To Spill (1997)
Overall rank: 335th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 416 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1997 (9th)
Top 100 albums of the 1990s (64th)
Top 500 albums of all time (335th)

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Built To Spill bestography

Perfect From Now On is ranked as the best album by Built To Spill.

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-Perfect From Now OnKeep It Like A Secret

Members who like this album also like: OK Computer by Radiohead, Kid A by Radiohead and In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel.

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Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 416 votes)
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From RealSlimFatty 02/04/2018 03:40
Wish these guys had the same exposure as bands like Modest Mouse because they are just as good.
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From Elauqsapid 11/05/2017 03:57
Inside the core of this album is a sense of hopeful optimism that inspires me to be a better person
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From CanadianGuy 03/27/2017 19:02
One of my best discoveries through this website.
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From slurpdurp 01/27/2017 19:44
It combines indie and noise rock in a really awesome way. The combination of experimentation with traditional indie music leads to a fantastic sound. There are some great moments with the string sections and the guitar played in reverse on "Unstrustable/Part 2 (About Someone Else)". The lyricism is great as well. I love the way Doug Martsh structures his lyrics. It gives each song a dynamic sense of purpose and direction. Not only this, but they're very poetic and authentic sounding. At times, this album feels conversational. This adds a significantly more personal element to it, which adds so much volume and dimension to an already personal and introspective album. I was captivated from the first lyrics of "Randy Described Eternity", and to be honest I've rarely heard eternity described better than how Randy describes it.
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From sethmadsen 05/10/2016 04:06
First time listening to anything except for ancient melodies. Might come back to this, might just think of it as a nice ride. Didn't connect with the whole thing.

I Would Hurt A Fly was fantastic though.
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From alexgagne 02/19/2016 15:50
Not the best BTS' album, but still an excellent alternative rock release.

Favorite tracks: I Would Hurt A Fly, Waltz
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From pbutler 12/29/2015 13:42
Not my favorite BTS album. I find that Doug Martsch vocals don't quite match what the album was going for. It sound sort of out of place to me
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From culley96 04/12/2015 17:11
There's a tie between this and Keep It Like a Secret as my favorite BtS record. Both are absolutely flawless and perfect, but in different ways. Every song on the album is out-of-this-world good. Especially Made-Up Dreams, Velvet Waltz, and Kicked It in the Sun. Doug Martsch is a genius.
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From pertbanking 10/06/2014 03:12
"I want to be perfect, starting now."

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From arthurbittencourt 09/10/2014 14:26
This is seriously one of the best bands of all time
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