Paris (live album) by Supertramp

Paris
Paris by Supertramp
(Live album)
Year: 1980
Overall rank: 3,875th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 79 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1980 (77th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (598th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,875th)

Supertramp bestography

Paris is ranked 5th best out of 18 albums by Supertramp on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Supertramp is Crime Of The Century which is ranked number 269 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,416.

Supertramp album bestography « Higher ranked (1,801st) This album (3,875th) Lower ranked (5,317th) »
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Paris track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Paris rankings

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Paris ratings

Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 79 votes)
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08/04/2020 07:54 Moondance  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 63972/100
 
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07/20/2020 10:08 platus  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,90071/100
 
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06/18/2020 07:05 MarkusN  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 7883/100
 
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02/22/2020 08:55 Tamthebam  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 18,25668/100

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This album is rated in the top 18% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.8/100, a mean average of 75.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.6.

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90/100
From 06/18/2020 07:05
I always prefer live albums. Great songs and well played!
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80/100
From 01/10/2017 11:27
I agree with other commentators. It is very good but lacks emotion. I never saw them live but I did see Roger Hodgson. And it was eerie how close to studio versions he played the songs.
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75/100
From 12/15/2013 14:44
Good setlist, well played but it lacks some emotion. It sound like a studio recording of their greatest hits to make a 'Best of'. Some nice suprises within the songs though and not many mistakes (except for the wrong chord in Fool Overture).
Not a necessary release, but a nice addition to your collection when you come across it.

Note: sad it's not a full show.. Give A Little Bit and Sister Moonshine would have been nice to hear one this release.
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65/100
From 12/03/2013 20:08
For me this qlbum was the end of Supertramp -
Their live performance was cold, perfect without fun or soul. The Songs are brilliant but better in the studio than live.
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85/100
From 12/03/2013 19:48
Good / Very Good
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75/100
From 11/29/2013 23:46
Very under-rated band. This a great collection of their best songs. Crime of the Century and Fool's Overture the standouts
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Best Albums of 1980
1. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
2. Closer by Joy Division
3. Back In Black by AC/DC
4. Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables by Dead Kennedys
5. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) by David Bowie
6. The River by Bruce Springsteen
7. Peter Gabriel III by Peter Gabriel
8. Making Movies by Dire Straits
9. Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
10. Permanent Waves by Rush
11. Crazy Rhythms by The Feelies
12. Pretenders by Pretenders
13. Sandinista! by The Clash
14. Boy by U2
15. Get Happy!! by Elvis Costello And The Attractions
16. Heaven And Hell by Black Sabbath
17. Ace Of Spades by Motörhead
18. Sound Affects by The Jam
19. Iron Maiden by Iron Maiden
20. Dirty Mind by Prince
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