Merriweather Post Pavilion (studio album) by Animal Collective

Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-01-20
Overall rank: 124th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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82/100 (from 1,508 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 2009 (1st)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2000s (17th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (124th)
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 85 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 1,508 votes)
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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 81.8/100, a mean average of 80.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.2.

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70/100
From 12/11/2021 18:32
Lyrically, this record covers some important experiences in childhood & parenthood. Vocally, there are some stunning harmonies that evoke The Beach Boys.

Musically, get ready for an hour of droning synth sounds that are repetitive and numbing.
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From 10/24/2021 18:50
Infumable
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75/100
From 09/10/2021 18:00
Tem muito música boa no meio do maravilhoso caos de blips!
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95/100
From 07/22/2021 18:54
This album is amazing experience and really challenges you right from the first time you listen too it. The start of the album is the real peak and is a perfect blend of psychedelic and pop music. While it can be difficult at times, it is a record that really rewards patience and after a couple listens I just fell in love with the music. However, I do understand the criticisms that it does seem to slow on the back half of the album with some songs not reaching the same levels as songs like In The Flowers. Animal Collective do redeem themselves with a phenomenal closing track in Brother Sport which wraps up the album nicely. Overall, it is an album not to be missed.
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From 07/29/2020 20:55
Maybe not as profound as most people think it is. A lot of the songs really rely on very little to make the song interesting, it's not exactly fun either.
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90/100
From 06/24/2020 10:48
Fav. Tracks: In The Flowers, My Girls.
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From 05/25/2020 23:31
That noise in the beginning of “In the Flowers” sounds like Cell from Dragon Ball Z absorbing someone and it grosses me out.
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From 09/14/2019 13:30
MPP is Animal Collective's masterpiece. Yes, it's not as experimental as some of the earlier albums, which are genus in their own rights, but the songwriting, lush loops, and zeitgeist all combine here to form arguably the most important (and possibly the best) pop album in recent memory.
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From 07/29/2019 19:30
A fantastic album. I love every song and every sound on it. The album is obviously, strongly influenced by psychedelics. The repetition, the mantras, the uncertainty, the internal arguments, the humor, the lack of chronology, the layered sound; it's like a sonic acid trip. Not only is the sampling and instrumentation mind-blowing but the lyrical themes are incredibly well thought out and clever. It easy to hear how much care was put into this album. Seriously impressive.
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From 07/19/2019 20:20
Favorite Tracks:Bluish, Brother Sport
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