Antidotes (studio album) by Foals

Antidotes
Antidotes by Foals
Year: 2008
Release date: 2008-03-24
Overall rank: 1,713th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 248 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2008 (20th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (305th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,713th)
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Foals bestography

Antidotes is ranked 2nd best out of 6 albums by Foals on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Foals is Total Life Forever which is ranked number 1189 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,529.

Foals album bestography « Higher ranked (1,189th) This album (1,713th) Lower ranked (2,172nd) »
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Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 248 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 73.8/100, a mean average of 72.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 73.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.2.

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From 01/09/2020 16:47
Infectious, immediate and relentless math rock greatness. Foals' debut is just filled with this unrestrained momentum bursting through every song. I may be biased because I've listened to it so much, but there isn't a skippable track on this album. Quite possibly my favorite math rock record ever.

Favorite tracks: Olympic Airways, Balloons, Hummer, Cassius
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From 03/03/2018 16:36
The instrumentation (especially the guitars) do a great job of creating an atmosphere, but I can't find any appeal in these vocals. Also, "Like Swimming" is just the intro to Sweet Jane by TVU
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From 12/31/2014 14:41
Their best album, even though, as Total Life Forever, suffers the last tracks, 10 tracks would have been enough. I like the fast tunes, especially in Cassius and Balloons, and Olimpic Airways is anyways a good track even if different form the rest of the album.

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From 11/17/2014 23:13
Great Debut, close to the best album of 2008 in my opinion
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From 11/03/2014 19:38
Love this album, but it's significantly improved with the bonus disc of early singles and live stuff. Can imagine this one being a big influence in the years to come.
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