Z (album) by My Morning Jacket

Z
Z by My Morning Jacket
Year: 2005
Release date: 2005-10-04
Overall rank: 793rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 381 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2005 (13th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (137th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (793rd)
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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 381 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 77.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 78.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.3.

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90/100
From 10/19/2019 00:57
At least on first listen, an album that seemed to get better and better as it went on. I really liked the back half of it.
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From 03/10/2019 22:01
I didn’t quite “get” this album when I first heard it in college. I get it now. It’s a masterpiece and one of the best albums of the 2000s. Reminds me of a whiskey-soaked Radiohead.
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From 03/01/2017 13:26
To be honest, it gets worse with every listen you take, but it still carries a variety of arena rock and psych rock with it, that makes for a pretty good album.
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From 11/05/2016 17:45
My Morning Jacket is about as close as one gets to a true twenty-first century arena rock band that I actually like. Of course, that's because these Louisville, Kentucky, natives are so much more than mere Skynyrd or Van Halen knockoffs. Even though their live performances include the light shows, smoke machines, and flying hair reminiscent of a seventies Live-at-Budokan cliché, Jim James and company actually seem to have something to say. "Off the Record," for instance, is a clever play on words that refers both to the duplicitous nature of politics and to the choices artists must make when deciding what material to make public. Z is just a great throwback rock and roll album.
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75/100
From 06/04/2016 06:08
The music is very good, imo, but wasn't crazy about the vocals. If the vocals were connecting with me, this'd probably make my top 100 of the 2000s.
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85/100
From 06/18/2015 23:43
My favorite album by MMJ, followed by The Wallerfall
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95/100
From 05/16/2014 22:16
So, i´m surprised, it´s too good that, woow, technical mystery with some noises guitar an normal guitar works, very good bass work, very good work on the album
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From 11/17/2013 16:46
Kind of ironic how it's rank score is 2,005 right now
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80/100
From 04/20/2013 20:55
Nice tracks but very repetitive.
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85/100
From 03/23/2013 22:35
Great record.
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