Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (studio album) by Pavement

Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain by Pavement
Year: 1994
Overall rank: 177th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 1,027 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1994 (8th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1990s (37th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (177th)
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Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 1,027 votes)
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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 83.5/100, a mean average of 81.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.1.

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75/100
From 10/20/2020 17:55
Only coming to this in 2020 - it's my cup of tea without overwhelming me across the whole album. But will return to it over time and get more familiar
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60/100
From 06/30/2020 21:03
Overall, a pretty underwhelming release. I do like the song Range Life, but the rest of it just sounds like generic indie rock to me.
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85/100
From 08/15/2019 02:54
I was consumed with grunge in the 90s. I went back in time and discovered this gem of an album. The highlights for me on this record are Silence Kit, Stop Breathin, Unfair, Range Life, Heaven's a Truck and Hit The Plane Down. Range Life especially hits me in the feels with the Lou Reed-esque style vocal delivery. It's a masterpiece of a song.
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90/100
From 07/22/2019 18:38
I believe this to be not only Pavement's best album but a Top 10 album of the nineties. One of my favorite tracks (Hit The Plane Down) is the lowest rated song on the entire album, and that's just a testament to how solid this is from top to bottom.
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From 03/24/2019 23:11
Pavement avoided the sophomore slump big time, one of the best American indie albums of the 90s
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90/100
From 12/23/2018 16:01
Great follow up... Once again the first four songs are phenomenal. Then I'll take Unfair, Gold Soundz, 5-4=Unity, Range Life, Fillmore Jive. Doesn't need to be trimmed by anything, this is a really good album.

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