Primary Colours (album) by The Horrors

Primary Colours
Primary Colours by The Horrors
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-05-04
Overall rank: 1,227th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 256 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2009 (19th)
Award Top albums of the 2000s (215th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,227th)
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Primary Colours is ranked as the best album by The Horrors.

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 256 votes)
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03/27/2020 18:32 DanielU  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,44877/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 5% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 76.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 77.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.0.

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95/100
From 11/07/2019 22:07
I love it when a band make a giant leap forward and takes a risk (think U2 Achtung Baby or Radiohead Kid A). They could have kept churning out punk garage rocks of Strange House (another great album though) but they changed course and produced this absolute pearl of an album. 5 stars.
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From 06/30/2018 01:52
A Gothic gene masterpiece

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From 12/24/2017 01:51
This album is absolutely a grower as mentioned previously. On listen 1 I was neutral, on listen 2 the magic began to flow and on listen 3 I really loved this album. All tracks are great with none weak or filler material. So I highly recommend this album but make sure you have multiple listens before making your mind up.
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From 07/11/2016 00:15
Album of the Year!
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From 04/11/2016 15:29
Unequal but still pretty good indie rock album.

Favorite tracks: Who Can Say (90), Primary Colours (85), Sea Within A Sea (80)
Less favorite tracks: Do You Remember, I Only Think Of You, I Can't Control Myself (3x 70)
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75/100
From 11/29/2015 20:38
It's enjoyable, the shoegaze bits made the album.
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From 08/07/2015 02:16
Who can say is awesome. Primary colors ok.
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90/100
From 05/20/2015 04:14
Epic album. The last track is one of the greatest ever.
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60/100
From 06/20/2014 22:03
Maybe it's a grower, but for now, it's OK Record with some really interesting qualities
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