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Wild Gift (album) by X

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Wild Gift
Wild Gift by X (1981)
Overall rank: 2,850th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 95 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Award Top albums of 1981 (49th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (454th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,850th)

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X bestography

Wild Gift is ranked 2nd best out of 9 albums by X on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by X is Los Angeles which is ranked number 1137 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,173.

X album bestography « Higher ranked (1,137th) This album (2,850th) Lower ranked (4,219th) »
Los AngelesWild GiftUnder The Big Black Sun

Members who like this album also like: London Calling by The Clash, Remain In Light by Talking Heads and Los Angeles by X.

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Wild Gift ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 95 votes)
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55/100
01/25/2019 04:48
66/100
 
85/100
01/20/2019 05:52
78/100
 
85/100
01/18/2019 14:43
81/100
 
90/100
01/04/2019 00:43
82/100
 
85/100
07/31/2018 01:41
78/100

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Rating:  
70/100
From ItSaysDilbert 06/30/2018 05:32
Good.

Favorite tracks: Adult Books, When Our Love Passed Out On The Couch

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Rating:  
95/100
From MaxStorm98 04/06/2018 01:31
A criminally underrated album on these charts! I know that Los Angeles is a better album but I’ve always connected better with Wild Gift.

Favorites: Adult Books, Once Over Twice, White Girl, We’re Desperate, Universal Corner
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90/100
From InMyOwnDojo 12/23/2016 06:35
13 songs in a half-hour and not a bad one in the bunch. This album is ridiculously good and it never flags, not even after a million listens.
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Rating:  
95/100
From Finky 03/29/2015 21:20
Great album, full of fury. My favorite tunes on this album are: "We're Desperate", "In This House That I Call Home", and "I'm Coming Over".
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90/100
From Kuzh69 09/29/2014 06:34
Little known gem .... Check out " white girl ". !!!!
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Rating:  
85/100
From covecove 10/24/2012 16:05
Agreed... This and Los Angeles are among the most powerful ambums ever recorded...
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From Romanelli 11/26/2011 17:13
A definite nominee as one of the most seriously overlooked albums on this site. Wild Gift is a monster!
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