Hats (album) by The Blue Nile

Hats
Hats by The Blue Nile
Year: 1989
Overall rank: 1,393rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 150 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1989 (17th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (216th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,393rd)
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The Blue Nile- Hats European CD on Linn Records/ Virgin Records from 1989
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Hats is ranked as the best album by The Blue Nile.

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 150 votes)
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03/28/2020 10:58 DanielU  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,44877/100

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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 78.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 79.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.4.

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95/100
From 11/02/2016 20:39
Favourite album of all time... love the relaxing vibe it gives off
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From 06/24/2016 19:52
Late night neon drenched pop with a hint of jazz lurking in the shadows. Atmospheric and beautiful, an underrated album perfect for that time just before dawn.
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From 11/14/2014 05:24
Walking down a quiet city street at night, feeling the cool air flow by as you watch the last lights from the surrounding apartment buildings flicker out, losing yourself in your own introspection, contemplating love, loss, and heartbreak before realizing you've been walking for hours, full circle, all the way back to your residence; the sun is just starting to come up. You walk inside, still heartbroken, but perhaps with a bit of serenity now about you. Things will be alright in the end.
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85/100
From 08/17/2013 13:11
Lovely mix of late Talk Talk and David Sylvian ambient pop.
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From 02/26/2013 02:02
A perfect moody, romantic record for a rainy Saturday evening.
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From 02/18/2013 19:56
When I first heard this, I thought it was kinda boring and underwhelming... with time it's definitely grown on me and is now one of my favorites.
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Best Albums of 1989
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
3. Disintegration by The Cure
4. Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys
5. On Fire by Galaxie 500
6. Bleach by Nirvana
7. Pretty Hate Machine by Nine Inch Nails
8. 3 Feet High And Rising by De La Soul
9. Full Moon Fever by Tom Petty
10. New York by Lou Reed
11. Technique by New Order
12. Like A Prayer by Madonna
13. The Real Thing by Faith No More
14. The Sensual World by Kate Bush
15. Pump by Aerosmith
16. 13 Songs by Fugazi
17. Hats by The Blue Nile
18. Floating Into The Night by Julee Cruise
19. Oh Mercy by Bob Dylan
20. The Seeds Of Love by Tears For Fears
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