Suicide (studio album) by Suicide

Suicide by Suicide
Year: 1977
Overall rank: 599th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 474 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 1977 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (141st)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (599th)
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 474 votes)
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01/17/2024 02:13 albumceleste  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 91357/100

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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.0/100, a mean average of 77.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.4.

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100/100
From 03/20/2023 15:37
Last track “Che” is the best from this album.
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90/100
From 08/28/2022 18:25
Experimental masterpiece. Frankie Teardrop might be the scariest song ever recorded.
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45/100
From 09/08/2021 16:55
sparse electronic new wave lots of recorded sounds surrealistic cutting
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55/100
From 03/07/2021 13:09
I found this mostly tedious. Like what I imagine the Velvet Underground would sound like if they weren't creative geniuses.
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65/100
From 01/03/2021 15:13
It will make you uncomfortable, but I think it's worth it, it's quite the experience.
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95/100
From 06/30/2020 02:30
Suicide's self-titled LP is a unique experience. Maybe there's other stuff like this out there that I'm not aware of, but I've never heard anything like this before. Not only is Suicide unique, it's really good too. The arrangements are sparse, yet impactful.
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90/100
From 03/13/2020 22:40
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From 03/13/2020 22:28
It sounds like rock 'n' roll on an abandoned parking lot. His echoed grunts are a mockery of everything that's tough and manly. Weakness and abandonment is what is expressed, but no proudness of it; just anger, much like punk. I had not expected that anyone would make me enjoy Velvet Underground-ish spoken word with a drone underneath; I hate both normally. But the atmosphere is so compelling, you just wanna keep listening to stay in that depressed world, but why? No wave is surely a strange movement.
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90/100
From 08/02/2019 13:14
Let's hear it for Frankie. I highly recommend if you've never heard this one, to get some good headphones, roll a fat one, turn the lights off and enjoy the ride.
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From 07/02/2019 14:48
80/100

The beginning is interesting but the rest of the album feels about the same for me , this album have a lot of potential, seems like a Joy Divison album without the variability
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