"'Cause I always say "I love you.", When I mean: "Turn out the light.""

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Rock Bottom (album) by Robert Wyatt 

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Rock Bottom
Rock Bottom by Robert Wyatt (1974)
Overall rank: 361st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 367 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1974 (5th)
Top 100 albums of the 1970s (96th)
Top 500 albums of all time (361st)

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Robert Wyatt bestography

Rock Bottom is ranked as the best album by Robert Wyatt.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 367 votes)
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75/100
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75/100
From JulianR 09/24/2017 19:57
interesting music
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90/100
From Yann 05/29/2017 11:20
This sounds so 70's. Those gloomy synths. But great album
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85/100
From Onater 03/31/2017 23:39
This album makes me so uncomfortable. It's great.
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From corenfro 02/10/2017 16:41
WOW! In going through the 70's and 60's I'd never heard of this but it's a diamond in the rough. A little Pink Floyd / King Crimson / Brian Eno / Frank Zappa but really it's unlike anything else around. Certainly a more dispersed sound, that I suppose is prog rock, but it's got a ton of elements of jazz and avant garde as well. There's a warmth throughout that unifies the music. Some of the chord changes and instrumental improvisations are just wild! But never in a disturbing way. Great listen!
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From calsper 11/16/2016 12:51
Overall imoact: Very good
Historal impact: Underappreciated
Emotional impact: Huge
Production value: Low
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100/100
From daveydudely 11/08/2016 19:18
Possibly one of the most amazing albums ever recorded, and a psychedelic gem beyond time. Nick Mason's production should have rendered him in demand as a producer for the rest of his life. There is nothing else like Rock Bottom.
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From crimson 10/04/2016 01:34
One of the top albums of all time. A true art expression.
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From HarryLuke 09/06/2016 01:07
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From splashfoop 08/12/2016 10:44
Probablemente el mejor álbum de todos los tiempos (o al menos uno de los primeros tres).
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From garycottier 06/18/2016 12:58
One of the best British albums of the seventies. Rock bottom, is a wonderful cycle of superb songs that still sound completely unique today. Sea song, is a beautiful opener and that's just the beginning of a musical journey that winds itself in and out of a range of lovely textures. Oh, and Ivor Cutler's in there too. What more could you want?
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