Bad Brains (studio album) by Bad Brains

Bad Brains by Bad Brains
Year: 1982
Overall rank: 1,232nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 290 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1982 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (198th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,232nd)
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Bad Brains bestography

Bad Brains is ranked as the best album by Bad Brains.

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Bad Brains track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 85 (56 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 81 (43 votes)Comments: 0
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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 290 votes)
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06/29/2024 17:34 thepardunk  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,61071/100
 
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06/18/2024 19:51 Hyggevinyl  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 3,10273/100
 
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04/14/2024 02:47 Proto  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,48644/100

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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 76.6/100, a mean average of 75.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.5.

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65/100
From 03/04/2024 17:43
So not my music
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80/100
From 09/19/2022 03:55
Quite unique for a hardcore punk record, but tracks are hit or miss, the reggae ones especially miss, but when it hits it is really sorry (Sailin On, Right Brigade, FVK, Banned In DC)
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90/100
From 04/12/2022 07:12
Easily one of the masterpieces of hardcore punk. Christgau said that this proves that when u have a jazz band play punk the result is very fast heavy-metal. I dunno about that but it was quite funny.
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From 01/12/2022 21:50
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From 02/05/2021 05:46
Awesome debut that is mostly hardcore punk sometimes offset by reggae proving to be a one of a kind combination.
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70/100
From 04/21/2016 03:58
I like the Reggae on the punk record... that was a first for me. I enjoy what this represents... but probably not going to be spinning often for me.
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95/100
From 03/15/2016 18:15
Best punk album of all time.
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From 10/10/2014 17:06
this album's punk tracks are just so consistently good and the occasional reggae track just makes it all the more interesting
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Best Albums of 1982
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2. The Dreaming by Kate Bush
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