Wincing The Night Away (studio album) by The Shins

Wincing The Night Away
Wincing The Night Away by The Shins
Year: 2007
Release date: 2007-01-23
Overall rank: 649th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 458 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2007 (14th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (106th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (649th)
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The Shins bestography

Wincing The Night Away is ranked 3rd best out of 6 albums by The Shins on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Shins is Chutes Too Narrow which is ranked number 333 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,975.

The Shins album bestography « Higher ranked (526th) This album (649th) Lower ranked (1,862nd) »
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Wincing The Night Away track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 458 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.5/100, a mean average of 76.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.4.

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60/100
From 01/07/2018 18:17
Not as strong as the previous albums, but has a few good songs.
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85/100
From 06/04/2016 04:17
Somewhere between Brian Wilson and Morrissey with the lyrics for me.
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95/100
From 07/20/2015 22:20
Less well-regarded by most Shins fans. Still, this was my first and probably my second-favorite. A Comet Appears makes the entire album.
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70/100
From 12/12/2014 13:54
My least favorite Shins album. Given I really like the other three, I don't mean it in a bad way, it's just not as strong. It has way too many songs that are just decent, it's nice to listen to (after all, it's the Shins), but every time I listen to it I feel like it has too much filler

There are some great songs in it though, Australia and Phantom Limb are excellent, and Turn on Me and Spilt Needles are pretty good
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From 11/28/2013 05:04
Good album!
Nothing really stands out too much, but there are no inverses either.

74/100
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95/100
From 09/27/2013 06:00
extremely underrated in my opinion.. every song is memorable and important
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From 07/03/2013 13:08
"Little to no melody of significance." I think you listened to the wrong album bro.
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From 06/08/2013 21:56
This album has the Shins at their best - especially the first 5 songs - but also has some of their worst as well. Still a good lesson.
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