The Gold Experience (studio album) by Prince

The Gold Experience by Prince
Year: 1995
Overall rank: 4,873rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 108 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1995 (94th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (834th)
Award Best albums of all time (4,873rd)

Prince bestography

The Gold Experience is ranked 8th best out of 63 albums by Prince on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Prince is Sign 'O' The Times which is ranked number 169 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,358.

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The Gold Experience track list

  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (14 out of 18 tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 81 (20 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 77 (13 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 72 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 84 (22 votes)Comments: 0
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The Gold Experience rankings

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The Gold Experience ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 108 votes)
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04/12/2024 00:58 skrapoel  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 2,11372/100
 
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01/12/2024 01:36 idiotican  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,37871/100
 
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12/24/2023 02:34 dylanllama  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 18087/100
 
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10/01/2023 17:55 fabm0  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 5,97659/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 22% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.0/100, a mean average of 73.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.7.

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80/100
From 02/10/2021 15:41
Um dos melhores dos anos 90 tanto do Prince qnt pra música em geral.
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85/100
From 08/20/2018 02:27
Probably Prince’s most underrated album.
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90/100
From 07/06/2018 03:36
The First Album Since He Changed His Name Into The Symbol,It Was Also the Best 1 That Era,His Lyrics R Mostly Weird(And Meaningless) in This One Except 4 Dolphin and Gold.
Highlights:Endorphinmachine,Dolphin,319,Now,Shy,Billy Jack Bitch,Gold,Eye Hate U.
Least Favorite:P Control(I Really Hate This One,2 Cringey 4 Me)
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Rating:  
75/100
From 02/12/2016 13:42
This record is a mixed bag. There is some great material on here and some filler. The operator gets really tiresome upon repeated play.
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75/100
From 01/03/2015 20:24
Very fun album. Not one of his best, but still great.
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70/100
From 07/24/2012 00:17
His best of the symbol years. Pussy Control is fantastic.
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30/100
From 05/10/2012 03:57
This was another disappointing album. There are a few really great songs but it goes beyond inconsistent.
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From 01/09/2012 20:48
"the gold experience" marked the beginning of the denouement of prince's career. He rehashes a number of sounds from his last album along with a song he lent to tevin campbell. The songs were funky but not enough to make classics out of songs like "pussy control" and "dolphin" like he pulled off on "love symbol". After this album, it's R.I.P. prince.
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