Brotherhood (studio album) by New Order

Brotherhood
Brotherhood by New Order
Year: 1986
Overall rank: 1,330th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 243 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1986 (17th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (210th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,330th)
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New Order bestography

Brotherhood is ranked 5th best out of 28 albums by New Order on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by New Order is Power, Corruption & Lies which is ranked number 268 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,469.

New Order album bestography « Higher ranked (725th) This album (1,330th) Lower ranked (1,422nd) »
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Brotherhood track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 243 votes)
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09/27/2020 02:58 BorderFreeAndrew  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 5,85377/100
 
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09/01/2020 18:43 Gezza  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 12482/100

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This album is rated in the top 3% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 78.3/100, a mean average of 77.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.1.

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75/100
From 08/23/2019 20:16
75/100

Dissapointed by this albums , his past 2 albums are Excellent, cant relate to this
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Rating:  
70/100
From 03/09/2019 15:42
Best track: "Bizarre Love Triangle"
Weakest track: "Broken Promise"
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70/100
From 09/03/2018 22:54
A lot more interesting ideas than on Low-Life. They managed to stay relevant.
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Rating:  
90/100
From 04/05/2018 15:32
God, Brotherhood is so well-written that, yeah, the production is a bit muddy, but track-for-track, it's incredibly solid. Weirdly, the best and most famous song from the record "Bizarre Love Triangle" doesn't really fit, but who am I to argue with a great track?
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Rating:  
85/100
From 01/08/2018 00:02
I also really dislike the production on this album (especially the 1st side)...Just feel some of these songs would have sounded a lot better with a lighter touch and had they been allowed to breathe a bit. BLT is of course Majestic.
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From 04/17/2016 20:25
Really good hidden (and not so hidden) gems on this album. Personally, I like All Day Long the best, but opinions can differ. Anyways it's a good album. One of New Order's best.
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75/100
From 06/10/2015 11:44
A very wobbly album, especially the first side. Side two does its best to redeem things as "Bizzare Love Triangle", "All Day Long", and "Every Little Counts" are all strong tracks.
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Rating:  
90/100
From 01/25/2015 20:21
This is a wonderful record from New Order! I wonder why this one hasn't got more recognition?
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85/100
From 10/08/2014 07:06
Just a notch below "low life" , but still a solid album, with the kick ass
Bizarre love triangle in the. Mix . Not bad
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