Rising (studio album) by Rainbow (UK)

Rising by Rainbow (UK)
Year: 1976
Overall rank: 674th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 344 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1976 (13th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (159th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (674th)
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Rainbow (UK) bestography

Rising is ranked as the best album by Rainbow (UK).

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-RisingLong Live Rock 'N' Roll

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 344 votes)
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06/21/2022 02:28 dougcummings  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,16374/100
 
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06/16/2022 16:54 MetalMan67  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,20277/100
 
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06/16/2022 08:59 Armadilo  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 30674/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.1/100, a mean average of 80.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.1.

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85/100
From 04/12/2022 17:51
Beginning of this album isn't very special, just good old hard rock, but two last tracks are incredibly epic, Stargazer is somewhere high in my best songs of all-time list.
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90/100
From 01/27/2022 13:40
Even if the most sophisticated of Rainbow dischography, actually i prefer Long live Rock 'n Roll; that's an excellent album and very prog oriented, so should definitely be my cup of tea, however, even i considerate Rainbow as an Hard Rock band, and that's their strenght.
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From 11/20/2021 08:48
Obra maestra.
Blackmore y Dio en su mejor trabajo. Ya está todo dicho.
Un disco muy épico con una Stargazer impresionante.
Uno de los mejores discos hard rock de la historia.
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90/100
From 06/21/2021 14:13
First time I listened to this album. Best I have heard in a long time.
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100/100
From 12/09/2020 18:13
This is the best album I ever heard. I remember the time when I heard it the first time and how I was at this moment.
If I was alone on a desert island with just one album, it wouldbe this one. Great performance from all the band and A Light In The Black is my favorite song.
RIP Dio, Powell and Bain. Long live to Blackmore and Carey.
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95/100
From 09/16/2020 23:10
Epic album. Best from Rainbow. Last two songs being two of the greatest songs written. Couple of tracks stop it getting the almighty 100 rating but we can overlook that. Second behind 'Heaven & Hell' for any of Dio's work. Up there with Blackmore's best.
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From 06/25/2020 10:02
A stunning album! Stargazer, Light In The Black, Tarot Woman - all amongst the best work in the careers of both Blackmore and Dio.
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From 06/02/2020 23:52
What???? Very enjoyable...
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From 03/07/2019 04:58
I'm speechless. You just have to give it a listen. Its indescribable. Why did I go my whole life without listening to this until just now?!
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75/100
From 10/06/2018 16:12
An enjoyable prog/metal album with every track fine apart from the terrible, at least lyrically anyway, Do you close your eyes. All in all, very similar to Richie Blackmore's previous band Deep Purple. Good, for people who (occasionly) like this kind of thing.
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