Purpendicular (studio album) by Deep Purple

Purpendicular by Deep Purple
Year: 1996
Overall rank: 14,925th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
70/100 (from 44 votes)
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Award Top albums of 1996 (342nd)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (2,663rd)
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Deep Purple Purpendicular 2 Extra Tracks Digipak CD NEW
Condition: Brand New
Time left: 4h 10m 26s
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DEEP PURPLE-Purpendicular EC pressing CD
Condition: Very Good
Time left: 6h 55m 11s
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Deep Purple Purpendicular CD Japan BVCP-913
Condition: Like New
Time left: 7h 32m 21s
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Deep Purple bestography

Purpendicular is ranked 17th best out of 60 albums by Deep Purple on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Deep Purple is Machine Head which is ranked number 256 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,690.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 77 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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70/100 (from 44 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 69.9/100, a mean average of 67.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 69.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 17.3.

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From 01/15/2022 00:20
For me maybe the most underrated Deep Purple album, all songs are atleast decent, Sometimes i feel like screaming sticks out, Hey Cisco and Ted the mechanic are the two other big gems in my opinion. Overall its a wide spanning album, the songs differ more than on a lot of the previous and following albums.
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