Hospice (studio album) by The Antlers

Hospice
Hospice by The Antlers
Year: 2009
Release date: 2009-03-23
Overall rank: 233rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 778 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 2009 (2nd)
Award Top 50 albums of the 2000s (39th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (233rd)
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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 86 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 778 votes)
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05/05/2021 17:09 Hayden  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 5,40073/100
 
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04/16/2021 22:00 Mophos  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 52274/100
 
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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 82.2/100, a mean average of 80.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.3/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.6.

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From 03/06/2021 07:25
Extremely beautiful but the lyrical content is too heartbreaking for me to listen to. One of the few albums that genuinely hurts me. In some ways this is one of my favorite albums, but as is, I have too hard of a time listening to it. I'll give it a 100 because from an artistic standpoint, this is why music exists.
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70/100
From 01/13/2021 17:24
A concept album about the relationship between a hospice worker and a terminal patient is very creative. It's not a very easy listen. Music plays between soft and loud with moments where it seems like not much is going on. Unfortunately, I didn't manage to connect with it, all this sadness passed me by.
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Rating:  
90/100
From 01/11/2021 02:38
Depression
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Rating:  
95/100
From 05/10/2020 16:54
One of the fondest memories of my life is sitting on my bedroom floor at 1 am in absolute darkness with the best headphones I could find listening to this for the first time.
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From 02/22/2020 05:21
one of he best albums of the 2000s
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85/100
From 01/01/2020 21:14
Beautiful conceptual record, best listened to when you can devote your whole attention to it. Heartbreaking stuff.

Favorite tracks: Kettering, Bear, Epilogue
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90/100
From 09/27/2019 20:58
I haven't such strong emotions from listening to an album in some time... tearjerker of an album, and the driving instrumentation is superb. Still doesn't beat MPP for album of the year in my humble opinion, but boy is it close
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80/100
From 09/19/2019 01:58
Highlights:

Epilogue
Bear
Two
Sylvia
Shiva
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From 09/02/2019 16:37
Absolutely brilliant album, perhaps the third greatest album of the 00s along with Kid A and In Rainbows. This is also a great entry point to explore the rest of the Antlers discography.
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100/100
From 04/01/2019 22:23
One of the best concept albums of the last 20 years. Emotional, beautiful and heartbreaking.
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