Oracular Spectacular (studio album) by MGMT
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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 79.2/100, a mean average of 78.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.4.
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I’m just here to say that I can’t believe Electric Feel came out in 2007. I thought it came out in 2014 or 2015. That song is wayyyyyy ahead of it’s time. I was shocked
Album Rating: 78.10
1.Time To Pretend. 89
2.Weekend Wars. 80
3.The Youth. 72
4.Electric Feel. 85
6.4th Dimensional Transition. 68
7.Pieces Of What. 69
8.Of Moons, Birds & Monsters. 74
9.The Handshake. 76
10.Future Reflections. 81
21st century Ween vibe - influences their feel of lack of originality
I think this album does get overrated quite a lot. There are a few good tracks on here and all the rest are really filler songs. Nothing really drew me in and the album just feels a little empty and like it lacks something. For me this is quite a basic album and I was expecting a lot more to be honest.
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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.
A very good album, amazing sounds in some tracks.
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
Side A is fantastic, especially when you compare it to the Side B... How did that happen?
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