Confusion Is Sex (album) by Sonic Youth

Confusion Is Sex
Confusion Is Sex by Sonic Youth (1983)
Overall rank: 4,866th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
71/100 (from 127 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1983 (69th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (735th)
Award Best albums of all time (4,866th)
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SONIC YOUTH CONFUSION IS SEX PLUS KILL YR IDOLS CD
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Sonic Youth bestography

Confusion Is Sex is ranked 14th best out of 33 albums by Sonic Youth on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Sonic Youth is Daydream Nation which is ranked number 64 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 22,851.

Sonic Youth album bestography « Higher ranked (4,172nd) This album (4,866th) Lower ranked (7,060th) »
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Confusion Is Sex track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 74 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
71/100 (from 127 votes)
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This album has a mean average rating of 71.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 71.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.8.

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From ItSaysDilbert 11/20/2018 08:54
"The World Looks Red" is a cool song while everything else ranges from bad to good.

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From PaperVinnie 11/06/2017 17:43
Awesome album but it takes more than a few listens to click. It's a solid debut album but it only hints at how great they would become

Best Tracks: Shaking Hell, Inhuman, Confusion Is Next
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80/100
From cmoshier 09/09/2017 04:26
Best Tracks: Brother James, Inhuman
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From Norman Bates 06/26/2013 14:24
Three good tracks: "Shaking Hell", "Inhuman", "Confusion Is Next". Beyond that it's a difficult listen, even for a Sonic Youth enthusiast as I.
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