Rattlesnakes (studio album) by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions

Rattlesnakes by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions
Year: 1984
Overall rank: 1,010th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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77/100 (from 181 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1984 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (150th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,010th)
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Rattlesnakes is ranked as the best album by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions.

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 181 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.3/100, a mean average of 76.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.0.

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From 01/23/2020 12:47
An album that really stood the test of time. Every song is great, no filler to be found. Clever lyrics as well.
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From 01/13/2018 06:21
Approachable enough, but pretty unremarkable on first listen. Apparently this album is about the lyrics, but the music didn't compel me to actually listen to them.
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90/100
From 09/18/2017 05:49
From the most balanced man in rockenroll history. A true model on how to live life. Idolize him, please.
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85/100
From 04/17/2016 01:29
Musically the material is weak, lyrically it's great.
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95/100
From 11/04/2015 20:43
The first and best Commotions album, still love listening to this now.
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From 07/17/2013 03:45
Great poetry! Such a drag Lloyd Cole didn't released anything as good as this ever after.
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Best Albums of 1984
1. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
2. The Smiths by The Smiths
3. Ride The Lightning by Metallica
4. Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
5. Let It Be by The Replacements
6. Hatful Of Hollow by The Smiths
7. Double Nickels On The Dime by Minutemen
8. Legend by Bob Marley & The Wailers
9. Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü
10. Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
11. Ocean Rain by Echo & The Bunnymen
12. Treasure by Cocteau Twins
13. Powerslave by Iron Maiden
14. The Unforgettable Fire by U2
15. Reckoning by R.E.M.
16. 1984 by Van Halen
17. Diamond Life by Sade
18. Meat Puppets II by Meat Puppets
19. Rattlesnakes by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions
20. Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa by Keith Jarrett / Gidon Kremer; Dennis Russell Davies / Staatsorchester Stuttgart; The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Saulius Sondeckis / Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / Alfred Schnittke
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