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Rising (album) by Rainbow 

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Rising
Rising by Rainbow (1976)
Overall rank: 724th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 227 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1976 (12th)
Top albums of the 1970s (174th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (724th)

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Rainbow bestography

Rising is ranked as the best album by Rainbow.

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Rising track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Tarot Woman
 84/100 (54 votes)
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2.Run With The Wolf
 81/100 (49 votes)
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3.Starstruck
 84/100 (51 votes)
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4.Do You Close Your Eyes
 78/100 (47 votes)
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5.Track pickStargazer
 89/100 (75 votes)
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6.Track pickA Light In The Black
 86/100 (59 votes)
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Rising rankings

Rising ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 227 votes)
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85/100
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75/100
 
90/100
07/13/2018 20:54
79/100
 
80/100
07/07/2018 20:31
77/100
 
70/100
06/20/2018 15:50
72/100
 
75/100
06/04/2018 12:19
76/100

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90/100
From Junomoogmello 07/13/2018 20:54
Can't disagree with other comments, I believe this to be the best Rainbow album. I have just listened to Deep Purple In Rock on purple vinyl, Dio, Holy Diver on Red vinyl, Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell and This album on vinyl. What an evening of music, some of the best metal of that era, if not ever!
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From spoon836 04/15/2018 10:15
Such an amazing, brilliant record. No filler whatsoever. Blackmore at his best, Ronnie James Dio giving his best performances (and that says a lot).
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From Garyf1972 08/10/2016 17:47
All fine tracks on this the best 'Rainbow' album, best Ritchie Blackmore album? Stargazer an awesome tune.
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From AAL2014 08/04/2015 18:37
This record swings as much as it rocks. The best Rainbow album in my opinion. Say what you will about some of the lyrics, but how Dio delivers them? Unmatched.

Stargazer is one of the best rock songs ever.

Maybe a slightly underrated album on this site.
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85/100
From gtroda 02/28/2015 03:51
Best Track: Stargazer
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From Brettipher0814 06/22/2014 18:20
This is just Ronnie James Dio and Ritchie Blackmore doing what they do best. Singing like an angel and playing guitar like a beast. Not a single bad track on this album. Catchy from start to finish
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From Guillote 01/08/2013 19:36
Outstanding Album. One of the best metal albums of all times. Blackmore 6 Dio at the peak of their creativity.
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From cyto 12/12/2012 15:25
Ritchie Blackmore's best work outside of Deep Purple. All the right people in the band to make a great album.
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From drakonium 12/05/2012 16:50
One of the greatest hard rock records. Too bad it has become so kitsch today. Led Zep, Black Sabbath or Blue Öyster aged better than Rainbow. That doesn't stop me from liking this album a lot, though.

And this is, without a doubt, Rainbow's best.
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From Jasonconfused 11/15/2012 22:28
Best Rainbow album? Yea probably. I have a love/hate relationship with the songs Starstruck and Do You Close Your Eyes though... but don't take my word for it! Get this album!
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