Wild Is The Wind (studio album) by Nina Simone

Wild Is The Wind by Nina Simone
Year: 1966
Overall rank: 938th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
81/100 (from 194 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1966 (10th)
Award Top albums of the 1960s (102nd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (938th)
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Nina Simone bestography

Wild Is The Wind is ranked 2nd best out of 45 albums by Nina Simone on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Nina Simone is Pastel Blues which is ranked number 711 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,620.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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81/100 (from 194 votes)
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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 81.0/100, a mean average of 80.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 81.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.6.

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70/100
From 04/25/2022 17:55
Nice singing and great lyrics about important topics at the time.
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From 11/23/2021 19:19
Wonderful and reveals a true artist at her very best.
Exceptional and recommended
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From 04/16/2021 00:40
Emoção pura, epítome do soul!
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From 12/06/2020 15:14
Gripping and haunting at times. A little too slow for me at others.
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From 10/13/2020 03:33
70/100

Best tracks: I Love Your Lovin Ways, Four Women, What More Can I Say?
Worst tracks: Lilac Wine, That's All I Ask, If I Should Lose You
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From 08/12/2019 20:46
Some say that "I Put a Spell on You" is the closest that Nina Simone gets to pop, but I think this album has a great pop sensibility that keeps pushing track after track of tight, melodic songs. Highly recommended.
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From 01/17/2018 03:25
What I find remarkable is how she was able to put so much passion into everything she did. I recommend listening to "Four Women" and "What More Can I Say?" Amazing.
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From 04/05/2015 21:41
Very unique, distinctive voice. Great record to just chill out to.
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From 10/10/2014 12:59
She sounds so lively, so contemporary , I love her songs and her voice.
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Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
3. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
4. Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
5. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
6. Freak Out! by The Mothers Of Invention
7. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel
8. The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators by 13th Floor Elevators
9. Face To Face by The Kinks
10. Wild Is The Wind by Nina Simone
11. Ascension by John Coltrane
12. Black Monk Time by Monks (US)
13. Fresh Cream by Cream
14. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears by The Mamas And The Papas
15. Fifth Dimension by The Byrds
16. Blues Breakers by John Mayall & Eric Clapton
17. Da Capo by Love
18. Sunshine Superman by Donovan
19. Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo [The Good, The Bad & The Ugly] by Ennio Morricone
20. Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
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