Paul's Boutique (studio album) by Beastie Boys
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.7/100, a mean average of 80.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.5.
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Good, entertaining rap album with creative use of samples it was ahead of its time.
The Dust Brothers made genius music for this album 👏🏻
There is a lot of fun to be had with this record if you don't take it too seriously. As someone who didn't grow up on this sound I came into with no bias towards or against the record. I found myself having a lot of fun as long as I wasn't listening too in depth. When I did this I found it quite an outdated record with lots of moments that sound rough and almost annoying at times. It does have some great samples in places and they do elevate a few songs which make them extremely enjoyable. However, sampling has been done to a much higher degree in the future and it can almost make the best samples on here look poor in comparison. There is no question about the influence this release has had but I do question the quality that is on here. Overall, I can see why people love this record with the nostalgia around it and it is easy listening but its just not for me.
Album Rating: 79.23
1.To All The Girls. 85
2.Shake Your Rump. 76
3.Johnny Ryall. 73
4.Egg Man. 66
5.High Plains Drifter. 66
6.The Sounds Of Science. 84
7.3-Minute Rule. 72
8.Hey Ladies. 74
9.5-Piece Chicken Dinner. N/A
10.Looking Down The Barrel Of A Gun. 86
11.Car Thief. 96
12.What Comes Around. 88
14.Ask For Janice. N/A
15.B-Boy Bouillabaisse. 84
An encyclopedia of arcane references, a rapid fire series of comedic rhymes, a mind-blowing set of samples and beats…this album still sounds modern.
The best compliment I can give this album is how easy the Beasties made this seem. In fact, they made it look so easy, that I believe this band spawned more horrible classroom raps for suburban middle school projects than any other. For that, I deduct 5 points.
Thank god for Beastie Boys, they saved the rap in my books, fun and varied execution of this music genre
A trippy sampledelia masterpiece by the BBs. No time waste in this album. So much humor and wordplay, yet it set a blueprint from underground rap such as Madvillain to mainstream rap like Eminem.
Aquele clássico de inesgotável prazer,
A polished gem.
Unique style, highly enjoyable as long as you don't take the lyrics too seriously (they're not intended to) and just have fun.
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