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Let It Be (album) by The Replacements 

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Let It Be
Let It Be by The Replacements (1984)
Overall rank: 229th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 665 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1984 (5th)
Top 50 albums of the 1980s (28th)
Top 500 albums of all time (229th)

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The Replacements bestography

Let It Be is ranked as the best album by The Replacements.

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82/100 (from 665 votes)
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From planetneutral 01/08/2018 03:40
There are definitely some great songs, but I just don't appreciate The Replacements as much as it seems I should.
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85/100
From Jbalbinolr 11/22/2017 19:49
Aged gracefully.
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From cmoshier 08/20/2017 21:46
Perfectly balanced production, The Replacements were staying true to a punk aesthetic while trying to branch out into something else. Arguably one of the biggest turning points for early alternative.
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75/100
From junodog4 04/28/2017 03:42
Your can hear its influence all over this album. It would've been so cool to be a college kid at that time, reveling in the college rock scene.
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95/100
From Ben4 04/11/2017 05:59
One of the best of the early alternative era, up there with stuff by The Smiths and R.E.M. While The Replacements are a little more punk than those bands (Favorite Thing, We're Coming Out), they had there alternative-y moments too. Peter Buck from R.E.M. even makes a guest appearance on I Will Dare. If you like punk or alternative, this one is a must have.
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90/100
From khj11 01/16/2017 22:42
Great album. From the angst of Were Coming out, to the deep poetry of Unsatisfied.

Also, I've noticed there are multiple songs that seem the guitar was just blatantly copied my bands from the 90s and 2000s. Very Influential
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From conallmalone 01/03/2017 14:39
Can't believe I found this so late in life. It's such a great record not a bad song.
Favourite songs: Androgynous, Unsatisfied and I Will Dare
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From Thad 10/04/2016 20:57
This was pretty much the soundtrack to my freshman year of high school, and I love to revisit it!
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From lanadeleswift 08/04/2016 01:01
Ahead of its time and simultaneously one of the best products of its time. Moments of beauty followed by moments of fun followed by beauty and so on, mixed with introspection and angst. A great album
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From garycottier 06/16/2016 19:59
A great snotty punk rock record. Let it be, what a brilliant album title, who would have the balls to name an album that? The Replacements best album since their debut, sorry ma, LIB is a swaggering and cocky LP full of attitude and even vulnerability at times. All the tracks are standouts, including a cover of Kiss anthem, black diamond. A great rock'n'roll record.
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