Misplaced Childhood (album) by Marillion

Misplaced Childhood
Misplaced Childhood by Marillion
Year: 1985
Overall rank: 643rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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76/100 (from 318 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1985 (10th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1980s (96th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (643rd)
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Misplaced Childhood is ranked as the best album by Marillion.

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76/100 (from 318 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 7% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 76.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 76.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.6.

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From 05/23/2020 04:39
My flatmate and I would play this endlessly in the mid-late 80's, usually late on a Friday after having been at the pub! Loud. Sounded brilliant on the large Altec Lansing speakers (poor neighbors)!! An album that is hopefully unarguably (to quote an oft used phrase) where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. So best played all the way through and still sounds great today. Thus my 100 rating
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85/100
From 12/31/2017 01:26
Marillion has managed to create a concept album, where all the songs flow into each other and it all works. Before you know it, you have reached the end of side one (for LP and cassette users), and then with no delay, you play side two.
Brilliant album.
Despite the Steven Wilson remix, the 5.1 version isn't that fantastic for me.
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From 01/20/2017 15:08
Rarely does a prog band put out an album that reaches the masses, but is still among their best artistically. Marillion accomplishes that unusual feat right here.
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80/100
From 06/12/2016 18:00
Thoroughly enjoyable mid-eighties prog pop/rock album. Misplaced childhood, was a magnificent success for Marillion, and is still one of their best, if not their best album. Featuring the massive hit single, Kayleigh, it also includes, lavender, and the, heart of Lothian singles. It's still a great listen today.
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From 05/05/2016 05:49
A genesis ripoff IMO.
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70/100
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From 11/04/2015 20:55
The first three studio albums with Fish on vocals were all favourites, Marillion were (temporarily) a favourite band of mine, this was quite different to their first two albums and my introduction to concept albums.
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From 06/13/2014 23:20
Some lush production and dramatic moments add up to a very good album if this is your thing - really like the first three songs.
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From 05/10/2014 14:34
a beautifully crafted album tracing lead singer Fish's personal experiences as he grew up into being a fully fledged rock star and the band with him. Love this album from start to finish.
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