Oracular Spectacular (studio album) by MGMT

Oracular Spectacular
Oracular Spectacular by MGMT
Year: 2007
Release date: 2007-10-02
Overall rank: 292nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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79/100 (from 1,150 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2007 (7th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (48th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (292nd)
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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 1,150 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.3/100, a mean average of 78.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.4.

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80/100
From 11/15/2020 21:44
Nada datado, ainda hoje apontando para o futuro!!
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From 07/23/2020 15:31
Light 7
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75/100
From 07/06/2020 05:57
I've grown to love MGMT since first listening to Little Dark Age late last year. I've come to appreciate this album as Ben and Andrew's jumping off point for subsequent records, but feel it has substantially less to offer than the aforementioned subsequent records. Oracular Spectacular is a decent album uplifted by three absolutely stellar singles. The rest of the tracks are much less rewarding, even after repeated listens, but I still enjoy this album a lot. I just enjoy it a lot less than Congratulations and LDA. It's certainly better than their self-titled release, if that's any solace.
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From 06/10/2020 10:10
A very good album, amazing sounds in some tracks.
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From 04/19/2019 14:33
First MGMT album I've listened through but I've listened to their main three singles a lot - however, I really dig the other songs. I never listen to synthpop so this album might be pretty basic for the genre (I wouldn't know) but really liked it for what it was.

Favourite tracks: Weekend War, Electric Feel
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From 01/22/2019 12:50
Side A is fantastic, especially when you compare it to the Side B... How did that happen?
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From 12/21/2018 07:58
Three solid gold hits (Time to Pretend, Kids, Electric Feel) and the rest not really up to half the standard. Especially toward the end of the album. Thankfully they went on to make better and more consistent albums.
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From 10/24/2018 01:23
dumbed-down synthpop for the basic indie boys and girls . i'm glad they improved ten years later with "little dark age"
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