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Marquee Moon (album) by Television 

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Marquee Moon
Marquee Moon by Television (1977)
Overall rank: 49th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,223 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1977 (3rd)
Top 20 albums of the 1970s (14th)
Top 50 albums of all time (49th)

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TELEVISION MARQUEE MOON 1977 ORIGINAL PRESSING NEAR MINT
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Television - Marquee Moon CD
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TELEVISION Marquee Moon 1977 UK Poster size Press ADVERT 16x12 inches
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Television bestography

Marquee Moon is ranked as the best album by Television.

Television album bestography « Higher ranked This album (49th) Lower ranked (3,915th) »
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Marquee Moon track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 88 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickSee No Evil
 89/100 (253 votes)
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2.Track pickVenus
 89/100 (252 votes)
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3.Friction
 87/100 (227 votes)
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4.Track pickMarquee Moon
 93/100 (361 votes)
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5.Elevation
 87/100 (226 votes)
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6.Guiding Light
 86/100 (213 votes)
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7.Prove It
 86/100 (212 votes)
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8.Torn Curtain
 88/100 (214 votes)
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Marquee Moon rankings

Marquee Moon ratings

Average Rating: 
86/100 (from 1,223 votes)
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95/100
From samora 04/28/2017 13:25
Only recently discovered this severely underrated album, and its high position on this site is testimony to the quality taste of its users. Absolutely brilliant songs. Venus is my favorite, 'I fell right into the arms of Venus de Milo'!
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100/100
From martinsantos 04/20/2017 10:19
Perfect!
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90/100
From discojets1 03/06/2017 21:39
Very melodic. Well crafted songs
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95/100
From khj11 02/06/2017 16:24
Amazing how underrated this is among the masses.

Probably one of the best post-punk albums, and one of the creators of alternative. It's crazy how much these guys influenced other bands such as The Strokes
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95/100
From F1Aaron 02/02/2017 18:02
This is one of those albums that makes you wanna grab your guitar and play along with.
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95/100
From YikYak 11/27/2016 15:25
I finally discovered this gem. May be turning 40 next year, but it sounds so fresh. Definitely needs more recognition. This is garage rock over 20 years before the garage rock trend. Solid all the way through.
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From daveydudely 09/26/2016 20:01
Lucky to be a teenager when this came out. 1977 was a banner year for rock music. One of the greatest guitar albums of all time, one of the greatest psychedelic albums of all time. I got to see Television live and dance with my girlfriend to Marquee Moon. Life doesn't get better than that.
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Rating:  
85/100
From acolabella 09/20/2016 17:21
The Strokes take a lot from this band
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85/100
From souplipton 08/06/2016 19:21
At first listen I liked it, but didn't think it was anything special. I gave it a second listen, and was blown away. This is truly a great album. I prefer side one to side two, but that's due to the strength of the former, and not because any weakness of the latter. Its sound mixed a pop mentality with post-punk. The songwriting features excellent interplay between the different guitar pieces, with synergistic counter-melodies complimenting the main melodic line. The lyrics, with its wordplay and imagery, and the cool yet emotive vocal delivery add so much to the instrumentation.
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From LimpLimbs 06/22/2016 13:50
My favourite Punk-/Post Punk-album. The guitar playing is really cool. I think it influenced a lot of other artists.
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