Deadwing (studio album) by Porcupine Tree

Deadwing
Deadwing by Porcupine Tree
Year: 2005
Release date: 2005-03-28
Overall rank: 659th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 357 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 2005 (11th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (109th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (659th)
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Porcupine Tree bestography

Deadwing is ranked 3rd best out of 31 albums by Porcupine Tree on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Porcupine Tree is Fear Of A Blank Planet which is ranked number 437 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,466.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 87 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 357 votes)
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07/31/2020 08:00 Fertu  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 78983/100
 
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07/28/2020 04:00 Raddi27  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,08088/100
 
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07/12/2020 07:47 IvanShishman  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 56471/100
 
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07/11/2020 15:28 Chillytid  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 17395/100

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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 80.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.3.

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From 12/03/2019 21:53
100/100

Steven Wilson doing his thing again, genius
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From 12/23/2018 20:15
What a finding, what a treasure! This album is simply fantastic and It is highly underrated in this site. My god If every modern Metal album was like this.
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85/100
From 08/03/2018 03:21
Although it is not my favourite PT album (i find it a bit irregular), "Arriving Somewhere but not Here" is a crowning achievement that deserves more exposition
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80/100
From 07/17/2018 02:57
So underrated
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80/100
From 02/11/2018 22:51
@manurock I’ve listened to Deadwing at least a dozen times, still don’t like Shallow and Halo and still like Lazarus. Of course it’s not the only masterpiece here but it is one of the best songs imo :)
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From 02/11/2018 17:22
@LedZep you are mostly right with the tracks that aren't that good, but you say you find "Lazarus" the masterpiece of this album... it's a nice song but I think that you should listen to the album a few more times ;)
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80/100
From 02/19/2017 22:26
Some tracks just haven't struck me, Open Car, Halo and Shallow aren't that good IMO... Still there is a perfection called Lazarus and this is just short of a 'masterpiece'
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95/100
From 02/19/2017 21:49
My estimation of this album (and this artist) goes up over time. I think at least 7 of these songs are damned perfect.
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From 02/11/2017 20:18
Top notch Psychedelic and Progressive Rock, that creates one of the most consistently atmosspheric albums I ever listened to. Arriving Somewhere But Not Here is a Top 5 favorites song for me.
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From 11/12/2016 13:53
Love this album. Never loved PT so much that I listened to them all the time... but never, ever put them away for too long. This really is one of their best.
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