The Three E.P.'s (album) by The Beta Band

The Three E.P.'s
The Three E.P.'s by The Beta Band (1998)
Compilation
Overall rank: 1,120th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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75/100 (from 192 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1998 (22nd)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (231st)
Award Best albums of all time (1,120th)
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The Three E.P.'s is ranked as the best album by The Beta Band.

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75/100 (from 192 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 13% of albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 75.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 75.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.4.

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From Brad1770 04/18/2019 04:01
'The Three E.P.'s' is a compilation album of the first three releases by The Beta Band, comprising the EPs:

(1) Champion Versions 1997
(2) The Patty Patty Sound 1998
(3) Los Amigos del Beta Bandidos 1998

Recalling loving The Beta Band from when these EP's first came out I recently went back and re-listened to this album and its aged really well sounding as cool and relevant today as it did 20 years ago

I was struck with how much this material reminded me of Alt-J in terms of song structure and harmony's - I've realised my love of Alt-J probably began with my love of The Beta Band

Simply awesome
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From cmoshier 11/03/2017 21:18
Best Tracks: Dry The Rain, B+A, Inner Meet Me
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From ButterThumbz 09/02/2016 12:05
A beautiful collection of ramshackled lullabies.
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From exileonthehell 10/25/2015 02:29
These guys are really huge, one hour twenty minutes I want to repeat forever
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From Paulpaps 08/17/2014 18:38
After The Fall, no other band has ever given me so many great songs. This "collection" is something every single person should hear.
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From JoaoMoreira 07/10/2013 02:46
These guys had something of their own.
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From jeremylannister 05/02/2013 21:22
some of my favourite EPs, coincidentally all three seem to work really well as an album.
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From junodog4 02/20/2013 00:32
It's interesting how 3 separate EPs flow together so well.
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From iamthewalrus 11/25/2011 01:03
It's sad that The Beta Band never got their full due. So underrated. Dry the Rain is such a great song.
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From 10/24/2011 15:39
heh heh, you said "defines" when you meant "defies" which completely changes the meaning.....you ass. Learn to plagarise properly.
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