Jackson Browne (studio album) by Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne by Jackson Browne
Year: 1972
Overall rank: 3,512th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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77/100 (from 106 votes)
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Jackson Browne bestography

Jackson Browne is ranked 4th best out of 19 albums by Jackson Browne on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Jackson Browne is Late For The Sky which is ranked number 1480 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,195.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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77/100 (from 106 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.9/100, a mean average of 76.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.5.

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From 04/14/2021 00:38
Browne's debut is full of piano-driven odes and ballads. He's a talented singer and songwriter, but tends to stick to similar structures, tempos and the same song keys...so it all kind of blends together, resulting in a pleasant, albeit forgettable, listening experience.
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From 04/25/2017 07:52
Are you kidding? Browne's best by far. Wonderful folk influence, but it's his striking imagery, youthful romanticism, and sage musings that really make this work. Listening to this album can't help but comfort you and bring happiness.
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From 12/07/2014 20:35
Criminally underrated album. Some of the best songs in all of Browne's career…"Something Fine", "Rock Me On the Water", "From Silver Lake", etc. are all worthy of 95-100 ratings. There's really not a moment of this record that I don't love, even if the production is a little rough, and it's second only to Late For the Sky in Browne's discography.
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From 09/22/2013 17:28
Jackson Browne's debut. Lots of folk influences here. Highlights include "Doctor My Eyes," "Rock Me on the Water," and "Jamaica Say You Will."
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From 11/03/2010 17:09
Not a bad album, but it fails in ever lifting off. Doctor My Eyes, Under the Falling Sky, and Rock Me on the Water stick out.
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