Merriweather Post Pavilion (studio album) by Animal Collective

Merriweather Post Pavilion
Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-01-20
Overall rank: 109th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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82/100 (from 1,471 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Best album of 2009 (1st)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2000s (16th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (109th)
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Merriweather Post Pavilion is ranked as the best album by Animal Collective.

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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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Rating: 89 (351 votes)Comments: 6
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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 1,471 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 81.9/100, a mean average of 80.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 18.0.

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70/100
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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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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95/100
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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Rating:  
90/100
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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90/100
From 07/19/2019 20:20
Favorite Tracks:Bluish, Brother Sport
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From 07/08/2019 22:03
This was awesome, though it failed off a little towards the end.

Favorites: In the Flowers, My Girls, Daily Routine.
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80/100
From 05/06/2019 09:14
Picked this up towards end of 2018. Took a few listens to penetrate but got there
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85/100
From 03/18/2019 21:00
You can hear that Animal Collective was able to articulate the vibes they made on this album from the drugs they did. This is a lucid and trippy experience but it's rewarding when you finally understand what they were trying to achieve. It's abstract electronic pop but it's truly great music when you achieve the ear to hear it.
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80/100
From 03/13/2019 20:14
Standouts: My Girls, In The Flowers, Bluish

Weakest: Taste, Also Frightened, No More Runnin'
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