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The Colour Of Spring (album) by Talk Talk 

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The Colour Of Spring
The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk (1986)
Overall rank: 571st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 355 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1986 (9th)
Top 100 albums of the 1980s (84th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (571st)

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Talk Talk bestography

The Colour Of Spring is ranked 3rd best out of 13 albums by Talk Talk on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Talk Talk is Spirit Of Eden which is ranked number 177 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 14,813.

Talk Talk album bestography « Higher ranked (220th) This album (571st) Lower ranked (2,025th) »
Laughing StockThe Colour Of SpringIt's My Life

Members who like this album also like: Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk, Doolittle by Pixies and Laughing Stock by Talk Talk.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 355 votes)
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90/100
08/15/2018 07:40
78/100
 
95/100
08/09/2018 08:24
79/100
 
90/100
08/07/2018 19:19
82/100
 
80/100
08/03/2018 17:16
82/100
 
85/100
07/31/2018 14:27
74/100

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95/100
From JulianR 08/09/2018 08:29
Ok, this is a seriously stellar album. Really. I Don't Believe In You, Give It Up, Living In Another World, and Life's What You Make It are all some of the best tracks that they had done up to this point in their career, and they are done in such a graceful and artful manner, belying what is to come. This is the best album that I would categorize under the 80s Pop/Dance-Rock/Art-Pop/etc genre that I can't fully define but know when I hear it.

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From JulianR 05/28/2018 23:41
One of the only dance albums that I have found that I truly enjoy. It doesn't quite reach the same artistic heights that Spirit of Eden and especially Laughing Stock do, but it a much more fun listen all around. I think the highlight for me has got to be "I Don't Believe in You".

80/100 (Good)
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From Johnnyo 05/27/2018 09:12
Happiness is easy is one of the greatest opening tracks.
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From Junomoogmello 03/18/2018 16:10
Fantastic album. These guys were clever musicians, from the opening drum machine which blends with the slightly out of tune children's choir, the touches of harmonica throughout and subtle Mellotron washes I hear something different with every listen. The opener to side two (I have the vinyl) is very upbeat exuding a warmth which fills the room, even on a cold day!
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From Goliath 02/21/2018 19:45
One of my favourite albums, subsequent Talk Talk albums are not to my taste at all.......
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From planetneutral 02/13/2018 14:01
Some of the songs have a likeable, timeless feel, but some of it drags.
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From Deckiller 07/01/2017 06:39
what an album! <3
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From BowieGhostsBub 06/09/2017 03:43
I didn't think this album was bad at all! Worth a listen for sure. Kist not my personal taste. Regardless the frist track (and several others) have this captivation about them. The bass is really good. Just when the album seems like it's repeating itself the next track picks it up with an interesting change up. Not bad at all.
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From F1Aaron 04/04/2017 17:59
I think this album can be a good starting point for people are want to get into Talk Talk. Can help set people up for the next two records or maybe give them another chance if they had a hard time getting into them.
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From nitomano 08/01/2016 19:41
Favoritas: Living In Another World, Give It Up, I Don't Believe In You, Time It's Time
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