666 (album) by Aphrodite's Child
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666 is ranked as the best album by Aphrodite's Child.
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|Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:41||Absurdities18||51||93/100|
|Wed Jan 22, 2020 23:54||francisfloyd99||296||86/100|
|Fri Jan 10, 2020 09:30||salahshoori||70||83/100|
|Wed Oct 30, 2019 21:48||BorderFreeAndrew||4,394||78/100|
|Fri Aug 30, 2019 18:31||leniad||2,640||79/100|
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This album is rated in the top 8% of albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 76.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 76.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.5.
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A great concept album that grows on you with each listen. Some say pretentious, what concept album isn't? You could probably sat that about any ambitious musical statement. There are some great moments here and they all add up to a fantastic whole. Great fun. Do it!
Pretentious at times but there are many strong moments
Tier List for my preferences of the tracks on this album:
Top: 2, 3, 5, 11-15, 18
High: 4, 6, 7, 9, 19, 20, 22
Neutral: 1, 8, 10, 16, 17, 24
Low: 21, 23
This was fairly a great album. Through the first half I had this as a future favorite. Definitely some fantastic lyrics on display and worth a listen. Partly tribal
666 was the final chapter of the best greek band of the late 60s, a progressive gem written by Vangelis. The album created a scandal in Greece (a very traditional, regigious and dictatorship country at that time) and was very quickly banned... Aphrodite's child had a very short lifetime, they could have last much longer if the points of vue of Demis Roussos and Vangelis where converging : Demis was more gig and touring oriented, Vangelis was introverted and studio oriented.
They were as big as the Beatles in Greece in those days. Then Demis Roussos and Vangelis went their own way. I followed Vangelis myself. Among the top prog concept albums. Irene Papas on "Infinity" is let's just stay ... coming and going!?!?!?!
App, what happened with me is that I started out loving it and it slowly started to irritate me the more I listened. So it might go the opposite direction with you :)
Certainly original, but REALLY slow.
666(The Acopalypse of John, 13/18)is the one of the early cult/progopera in the rock history.In many view, 666 was much more conceptic and progressive rock oriented than any band had done before.