Ruins (studio album) by Grouper

Ruins
Ruins by Grouper
Year: 2014
Release date: 2014-10-31
Overall rank: 2,132nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 122 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2014 (41st)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (352nd)
Award Best albums of all time (2,132nd)
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Grouper bestography

Ruins is ranked 3rd best out of 12 albums by Grouper on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Grouper is Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill which is ranked number 1411 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,253.

Grouper album bestography « Higher ranked (2,005th) This album (2,132nd) Lower ranked (10,766th) »
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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 78 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 122 votes)
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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 78.7/100, a mean average of 78.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.8.

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From 06/19/2015 11:43
Some of Harris's warmest and lovelist work is found here, but still has that slightly eerie ambience that's always present. You get the feeling that this is a deeply personal project, but she occasionally withholds a little too much from the listener for it to truly feel like an emotionally-charged, lived-in experience. The gorgeous Clearing proves Liz would've also made an excellent left-field indie-pop musician.
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From 12/19/2014 04:36
Very relaxing listen. Definitely a great listen for a quiet night. Really enjoyed the peaceful piano and ambiance on this one.
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