Tapestry (studio album) by Carole King

Tapestry by Carole King
Year: 1971
Overall rank: 244th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 870 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1971 (11th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1970s (59th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (244th)
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Tapestry is ranked as the best album by Carole King.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 84 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 870 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 81.3/100, a mean average of 80.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.5.

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From 04/10/2022 12:17
Best album by a female artist during the 1970's
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90/100
From 01/05/2022 11:54
Extraordinaria colección de canciones, muchas de ellas convertidas en clásicos intemporales. Una de las mejores cantautoras que haya dado el rock.
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95/100
From 11/08/2021 21:08
One of the great albums with so many classic tracks. It is a hit machine!
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75/100
From 04/22/2021 19:35
an aptly named album loaded with hits from top to bottom
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90/100
From 02/06/2021 18:58
This album is a classic because for the songs you can hear here they are very special.
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80/100
From 01/24/2021 14:21
Wow, where did this come from? Before listening to it, I was somehow pretty sure I wouldn't be able to connect with this. Totally unexpected, it blew me away. This is what pop heaven sounds like, so many catchy tunes. This kind of albums are usually based on two or three hits and the rest is the so called "filler". Here every song is a hit.
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85/100
From 06/18/2020 22:46
I only really have one complaint about this album, I think the vocals are mixed very strangely. They feel claustrophobic, like she’s in a very small closet. Other than that, I like every aspect of this album; the instrumentation, the writing, the performances. All these aspects work with each other in a fantastic way.

I also just wanted to let Brad1770 know that when you look up easy listening smooth FM friendly rock music, this is not the first album cover to come up. As of now, it's actually Texas Flood by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Which I feel is a bit inaccurate.
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95/100
From 03/27/2020 01:04
A classic. I didn't purchase this album for many years, because I had her greatest hits album. This is way better. She has a down to earth voice and is a very good piano player.
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From 12/09/2019 20:47
Introspective and charming album. When you hear It tou can tell It comes from a great songwriter.
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Best Albums of 1971
1. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
2. Who's Next by The Who
3. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
4. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
5. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
6. Blue by Joni Mitchell
7. Meddle by Pink Floyd
8. Tago Mago by Can
9. L.A. Woman by The Doors
10. Fragile by Yes
11. Tapestry by Carole King
12. Bryter Layter by Nick Drake
13. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
14. Master Of Reality by Black Sabbath
15. Imagine by John Lennon
16. Electric Warrior by T. Rex
17. Ram by Paul & Linda McCartney
18. There's A Riot Goin' On by Sly & The Family Stone
19. At Fillmore East by The Allman Brothers Band
20. Maggot Brain by Funkadelic
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